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Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide (From Participation to Partnerships)

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, children and youth were facing unprecedented challenges caused by quarantine measures and school closure policies in nearly every country in the world. At the same time these challenges emerged, child-focused organizations found it harder than ever to communicate with children, needing to adapt their methods of hearing children’s …

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Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide – From Participation to Partnerships

Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide – From Participation to Partnerships At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, children and youth were facing unprecedented challenges caused by quarantine measures and school closure policies in nearly every country in the world. At the same time these challenges emerged, child-focused organizations found …

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Minimum standards for protection, gender and inclusion in emergencies

The IFRC’s Minimum standards for protection, gender, and inclusion (PGI) in emergencies is now in its second edition. This edition is the result of three years of testing, revision and feedback from protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and sectoral specialists, based on use in the field by Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers …

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Protection, Gender, & Inclusion in Emergencies Toolkit (launch)

The Protection, Gender & Inclusion unit at the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent invites to the launch of the first comprehensive toolkit for ensuring Protection, Gender & Inclusion in Emergencies. Session 1: Time: Jul 2, 2020, 05:00 – 6:30 PM Zurich Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76817398923?pwd=UVZVTkd4QnNsMEpZclJVQWpEK0ZSdz09  Meeting ID: 768 1739 8923 Password: PGI Session …

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IFRC Messages for Governments – Coordinating the protection of children during the COVID-19 response

COVID-19 is a public health emergency with multiple direct and indirect impacts on children’s protection, well-being, and development, both in the short- and longterm. For example, the closure of schools, confinement, and reductions in food security and household income pose life-threatening risks for children, including exposure to violence, exploitation, abuse, family separation and harmful family …

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Alliance CPHA Guidance Note: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks

This Guidance Note aims to provide humanitarian child protection practitioners, particularly child protection advisors and program managers, with guidance on how to engage in responses to infectious disease outbreaks to ensure children’s protection needs are taken into account in preparedness for, and during responses to, the outbreaks. The Guidance Note draws upon lessons learned during …

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ICRC: Inclusive Programming during COVID

This paper brings together guidance and messages from the ICRC’s Operations Diversity Inclusion, Sexual Violence and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse teams, in collaboration with the Global Adviser on Children. Its purpose is to support the ICRC’s delegations and métiers in their response to COVID-19. The guidance focuses on the initial phases of the …

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Protection Gender and Inclusion

Protection, Gender, and Inclusion (PGI) Guidance on COVID-19 materials for PGI Protection, Gender and Inclusion Like all crises, the COVID-19 outbreak will affect people differently based on their sex, gender and other factors, including age, disability, sexual orientation, health status, legal status, ethnicity, and other aspects of the person. Emergencies exacerbate existing gender inequalities, and …

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