Child Protection for COVID-19

This section highlights tools and resources for child protection in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A. Bérubé, M.-È. Clément, V. Lafantaisie, A. LeBlanc, M. Baron, G. Picher, J. Turgeon, M. Ruiz-Casares, C. Lacharité - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The purpose of this study is to examine parents’ reports on the response their children received to their needs during the COVID-19 crisis.

Amber Peterman and Megan O'Donnell - Center for Global Development,

The authors round up 28 new studies that have been released since their last summary of research studies on violence against women and children (VAW/C) across disciplines and methodologies that had been published since the start of the pandemic.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

In this podcast episode, Sumnima Tuladhar, a founding member and executive director of CWIN child helpline in Nepal, discusses how calls to the helpline changed when the COVID-19 pandemic reached Nepal. They discuss the processes drawn up to allow the helpline team to continue supporting children in dangerous situations.

Gia E. Barboza, Lawrence B. Schiamberg, Layne Pachl - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The purpose of this study was to provide unique insights into the spatial and temporal distribution of child abuse and neglect (CAN) in relation to COVID-19 outcomes and identify areas where CAN has increased or decreased during the pandemic.

Mary Baginsky & Jill Manthorpe - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The study was designed to understand how children’s social care (CSC) made the transition from being an office-based agency to one where the majority of social workers were based at home and to understand how CSC perceived the impact on children and their families.

Najat Maalla M’jid - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health,

This article outlines how the risk of children experiencing violence has increased and how the pandemic has weakened the capacity of child protection and mental health services to respond.

Barbara Fallon, et al - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The objective of this paper is to report on the development and implementation strategy of a tool to be used for practice intervention during the pandemic.

Sidnei R. Priolo Filho, Deborah Goldfarb, Murilo R. Zibetti, Carlos Aznar-Blefari - Child Abuse & Neglect,

Within the unique and understudied context of a developing economy facing the strain of an international pandemic, this study sought to expand our theoretical understanding of the individual and socio-ecological predictors of whether child protective services professionals engage in resilient behaviors.

Ansie Fouché, Francois D. Fouché, Linda C. Theron - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This article interrogates concerns regarding the South African government's strict lockdown and related legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the beliefs that it advanced children’s vulnerability to abuse and neglect.

Sadiyya Haffejee, Diane Thembekile Levine - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences and impact of the pandemic and the resulting social isolation on the wellbeing and protection of children living in a residential care facility.