Resource Center on COVID-19 and Children's Care

This section includes resources on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to child protection and children's care.

News on COVID-19 and Children's Care

Webinars and Events on COVID-19 Response 


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International Child and Youth Care Network (CYC-Net),

This issue of the e-journal CYC-Online includes articles on the impact of COVID-19 on children in alternative care in South Asia, residential care centers during COVID-19, child welfare experience among child and youth care practitioners, and more.

Care Leavers Network Partners,

A group of young people with care experience came together on a webinar on June 6, 2020 and developed this set of commitments and recommendations specific to the issues affecting children and youth from alternative care settings globally.

Nicole Gilbertson Wilke, Amanda Hiles Howard, Delia Pop - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The goal of the present study was to better understand the impact of the pandemic and associated response measures on vulnerable children and families and provide data-informed recommendations for public and private service providers working with this population.

American Academy of Pediatrics,

This guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is designed to support the continuation and improvement of efforts to ensure a stable home and caregiver for children in the child welfare system - which are important to nurturing their development and preventing trauma that can affect a child across the lifespan - so that all children and families may flourish.

Derek Headey, Rebecca Heidkamp, Saskia Osendarp, Marie Ruel, Nick Scott, Robert Black, et al. - The Lancet,

The authors of this comment explore their initial analyses and estimates regarding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children's nutrition and note that these projections emphasise the crucial need for actions to protect child nutrition.

Henrietta H Fore, Qu Dongyu, David M Beasley, Tedros A Ghebreyesus - The Lancet,

This comment piece from the Lancet describes the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children's nutrition, noting that vulnerable families, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are struggling to access the food and services they need in the context of an economic downturn.

Shinwoo Choi, Soo-Jung Byoun, Eun Hee Kim - International Social Work,

This short essay presents unwed single mothers’ increased vulnerabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of childcare, financial crisis, and mental health.

World Health Organization (WHO),

This scientific brief examines the evidence to date on the risks of transmission of COVID-19 from an infected mother to her baby through breastfeeding as well as evidence on the risks to child health from not breastfeeding.

Save the Children & Plan International,

This thematic policy brief from Save the Children and Plan International aims to seek and secure commitment from regional and national leaders to urgently prioritize and invest consistently in the protection of girls, who are disproportionately exposed to multitude forms of violence and their devastating consequences.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

In this webinar, The Alliance for Child Protection and Humanitarian Action hosts a discussion on Version 2 of the Technical Note for the protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.