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.


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This section includes resources and tools related to alternative care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section highlights tools and resources for child protection in the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources for promoting nurturing care and positive development for children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources and tools for mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources related to separated children that may be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This section includes resources related to children with disabilities and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Validity Foundation, European Network on Independent Living (ENIL), International Disability Alliance (IDA), Disability Rights International (DRI), Disability Rights Unit at the Centre for Human Rights, International Disability and Development Consortium,

A coalition of six disability rights organisations has launched a major international monitoring initiative entitled “COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor” to conduct rapid independent monitoring of state measures concerning persons with disabilities. 

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, Child Helpline International, Child Protection Area of Responsibility (CP AoR), UNICEF,

This note provides practical advice to child protection actors and service providers on how to support children and families through a child helpline service and explores how existing child helpline can contribute to, and participate in, efforts to support children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic through child protection mechanisms and systems.

ChildFund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision,

This briefing paper sets out how children in Uganda are being affected, and practical recommendations to the Government, donors and other key stakeholders.

Suman Khadka and Buthdy Sem - UNICEF Cambodia,

This article from UNICEF Cambodia describes how UNICEF and its partners are responding to the needs of children in residential care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Miracle Foundation,

This guidance from Miracle Foundation outlines case management process and tools aimed at children in Child Care Institutions (CCIs) in India who have been placed with their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these case management processes and tools is to determine feasibility of permanent placement and expedite family-based care in families in which children were placed quickly and without proper preparation during COVID-19 lockdown.

Save the Children,

This factsheet was designed by Save the Children to communicate the five key messages of parenting without violence, produced as part of the child protection COVID-19 response to protect children in their homes.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This document highlights issues relating to prevention and response programming for Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups (CAAFAG) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amnesty International,

This document from Amnesty International reports on the family separations happening at U.S. immigration detention facilities in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

Child Protection - Cox's Bazar Child Protection Sub-Sector,

This guidance note has been developed as a framework for minimum preparedness and response actions for a potential increase in the number of unaccompanied or separated children in need of alternative care in Bangladesh.

Dr. Delia Pop - Hope and Homes for Children, CAFO,

Este documento presenta 10 principios para ayudar a niños/as y familias vulnerables durante la pandemia de COVID-19.