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Technical Note on COVID-19 + CPHA
Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Alliance has now produced a version 2 of the technical note on the protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of this brief is to support child protection practitioners to better respond to the child protection risks during a COVID-19 pandemic. Part 1 presents the potential child protection risks COVID-19 can pose to children. Part 2 presents programmatic options in line with the 2019 Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) and the Guidance Note: Protection of Children During Infectious Disease Outbreaks.

Annexes include:

• Technical Note: Child Helplines and the Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Key Messages and Considerations for Programming for Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups
• Working with Communities to Keep Children Safe 
• Technical Note: COVID-19 and Child Labour
• COVID 19: Protecting Children from Violence, Abuse and Neglect in the Home
• Social Service Workforce Safety and Wellness during the COVID-19 Response: Recommended Actions
• Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Children and Alternative Care
• Technical Note: COVID-19 and Children Deprived of their Liberty

The webinar series for these technical notes can be found here and the Protected! Podcast: COVID-19 Edition can be found here. You are also welcome to join the Child Protection and COVID-19 Forum for peer support.

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18 Jun 2020
Veuillez vous inscrire à la date et l’heure qui vous conviennent le mieux :  https://unicef.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dIaEja4tTPqp6dImXC-vgQ L'Alliance a récemment produit une version 2 de la note technique sur la protection des enfants pendant...
12 Jun 2020
Please register via this Zoom link. Join experts and practitioners from different organisations across the globe to discuss ‘COVID-19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever!’, the theme of the 2020 World Day Against Child Labour....
10 Jun 2020
Veuillez vous inscrire à la date et l’heure qui vous conviennent le mieux : Veuillez vous inscrire à la date et l’heure qui vous conviennent le mieux (le lien) COVID-19 et Protection des enfants contre la violence, les abus et la négligence à...
04 Jun 2020
Please note that the webinar date has been changed to 4 June. Please be sure to register in advance for this webinar via this Zoom link here.  As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, child protection actors and service providers are exploring how...
04 Jun 2020
Warnings from new analysis by UNICEF* and Save the Children, show economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic could push up to 86 million more children into household poverty by the end of 2020, an increase of 15 per cent. In the rush to ‘flatten the...
03 Jun 2020
Governments shut borders quickly in eastern Africa as the threat of an outbreak of COVID-19 loomed. That left child protection actors with reduced access to the refugee children they support and the children themselves are facing more risks. Elsa...
03 Jun 2020
The Alliance has edited and curated webinar videos related to the Technical Note: Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic and related annexes in this playlist. Available videoss include: • Webinar | Protection of Children during the...
01 Jun 2020
The International Day of UN Peacekeepers presents an opportunity to highlight the significant contribution of UN peacekeeping to protecting children in situations of armed conflict, as well as the need to ensure that adequate resources are made...
01 Jun 2020
While schools and other institutions are planning phased openings soon, disruptions are likely to continue for some time to come, emphasizing the need for remote learning and expression opportunities for adolescents. Providing adolescents with such...
28 May 2020
#CovidUnder19 – an initiative to meaningfully involve children in responses to the COVID-19 pandemic Whether they are under lockdown and out of school, in refugee camps or in crowded villages, detained, or living on the streets, institutionalized or...


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