This section includes resources on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to child protection and children's care.
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This report from the VAWG Helpdesk explores the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic may impact on violence against women and girls, based on emerging evidence, including increased risk of corporal punishment, sexual exploitation, and abuse of girls, as well as intensification of child protection issues due to children being separated from caregivers.
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action hosted a webinar on 24 March 2020 to introduce the new Technical Note: Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
This framework represents Save the Children’s planning assumptions and priority areas for implementation over four phases of programming: Preparedness, Initial Response, Large-Scare Response, and Recovery.
In the light of the COVID19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on persons with disabilities, the International Disability Alliance (IDA) has compiled the following list of the main barriers that persons with disabilities face in this emergen
A la luz de la pandemia de COVID19 y su impacto desproporcionado en las personas con discapacidad, la Alianza Internacional de Discapacidad (IDA) ha compilado la siguiente lista de las principales barreras que enfrentan las personas con discapacidad en esta situación de emergencia junto con algunas soluciones prácticas y recomendaciones.
This article from the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Administration for Children and Families provides information and resources on the COVID-19 crisis for child welfare workers, children involved in the child welfare system, foster care providers, and more.
In an inter-agency effort, the Alliance has produced this Technical Note on the Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic, based on the Guidance Note on Protection of Children during Infectious Disease Outbreaks (Alliance, 2018), in an attempt to support frontline Child Protection workers, policy makers and donors in designing and implementing Child Protection interventions, including cross-sectoral collaboration.
This interim guidance is issued to assist field staff to immediately respond to urgent needs of people in humanitarian situations, including internally displaced persons (IDPs), host communities, asylum seekers, refugees and returnees, and migrants.
Este documento de ONU Mujeres describe los impactos e implicaciones de COVID-19 para mujeres y niñas en América Latina y el Caribe, incluyendo el riesgo más alto de violencia.
This factsheet from Generations United provides grandparents who are raising grandchildren with resources and information on how to stay healthy, informed and connected in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.