ABSTRACT

Protection of Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Children and Alternative Care   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Introduction: "Evidence from previous infectious disease outbreaks indicate that existing child protection risks are exacerbated, and new ones emerge, as a result of the epidemic as well as of the socioeconomic impacts of prevention and control measures. Some children are at increased risk in these circumstances, especially those without parental/family care, those at risk of separation from family, those in alternative care, and those who have recently left alternative care. The aim of this Technical Note is to support child protection practitioners and government officials in their immediate response to the child protection concerns faced by children who are at risk of separation or in alternative care during COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic.."

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2020-04-09?
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Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action; UNICEF; Better Care Network
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Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: https://alliancecpha.org/
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