This section includes resources and tools related to alternative care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This webinar, the fifth in the Transforming Children's Care Webinar Series focused on a new study ('Impact of COVID-19 on Privately Run Residential Care Institutions: Insights and Implications for Advocacy and Awareness Raising'). The study, comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries, explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions.
This report presents findings from qualitative research conducted with a range of children, young people and parents in vulnerable or seldom heard groups, carried out to explore their lived experiences during and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study used mortality and fertility data to model minimum estimates and rates of COVID-19-associated deaths of primary or secondary caregivers for children younger than 18 years in 21 countries.
This report presents statistical data from 192 countries on children experiencing COVID-19-associated orphanhood and death of grandparent caregivers, a description of the trends in these data, a real-time COVID-19 Calculator for Death of Parents and Caregivers, and strategies and principles for integrating care for children bereaved by the virus into every nation’s COVID-19 response planning.
Le présent document fournit des orientations provisoires aux acteurs des secteurs de la protection de l’enfance et de la santé, dans le contexte des mesures de quarantaine et d’isolement, pour leur permettre d’atténuer les risques liés à la protection de l’enfance, de réduire au minimum la séparation des familles et de favoriser l’unité des familles et la cohésion sociale.
The authors of this study sought to understand how experiences within the workforce could improve overall working conditions, and thus outcomes for staff and children.
This study explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions by conducting a qualitative research study comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries.
During this webinar, hosted by UNICEF and Better Care Network, Gillian Huebner presented the paper It’s time for care: Prioritizing quality care for children during the COVID-19 pandemic - Challenges, opportunities and an agenda for action. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion featuring panelists from UNICEF Child Protection, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN).