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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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IFRC Guidelines for Child Friendly Messaging COVID-19

These guidelines are designed to support Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies to develop child-friendly protection messages and tools in response to COVID-19 for children (people under the age of 18 years)

IFRC Child Safeguarding during COVID-19 preparedness, response and recovery

Child safeguarding refers to the actions that a humanitarian agency takes in order to ensure all the children it serves, or comes into contact with, are safe from harm, including violence, abuse and exploitation. Child safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility including in emergencies. Like all humanitarian agencies, Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies are expected …

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