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Child Protection Checklist: First 6 weeks of response

GOAL, (2015)

Condensed 1 page child protection checklist to be used in the first 6 weeks of response. Resources on similar topics

Manuel de Coordination de la Protection de l’Enfant en Situation d’Urgence

Global Protection Cluster, (2016)

Les Standards Minimums de la Protection de l’Enfant (SMPE) définis en 2012 par le GTPE présentent 26 normes nécessaires pour assurer une protection adéquate des enfants dans les situations d’urgence.

Child Protection

Krishanan, S.; A. Sahoo and R. Goswami, Eds.: Save the Children, (2015)

The guidebook can be used by any care giver who comes in contact with children on a daily basis and who have the primary or secondary responsibility of taking care of the children. Parents, teachers, anganwadi workers, child care institutions, hospitals can use this guide-book to help a child who is in need of care and protection. This guidebook can also be used by those who meet a child by accident who is in need of protection immediately. They can follow the steps mentioned in the guidebook that can be followed to help the child in need

Child Protection in Emergencies: Coordination Handbook

Global Protection Cluster, (2016)

The Handbook is primarily addressed to child protection coordination teams, which may include coordinators, co-leads and information managers, the guidance is equally valid for all members of the child protection coordination group, including national and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), government representatives and other members, who seek to achieve an effective and coordinated response

Toolkit on Mapping Legal, Health, and Social Services Responses to Child Maltreatment

World Health Organization; Lucerne University; Children Research Centre, (2015)

The toolkit aims to provide researchers with guidance for improving the quality of studies that use administrative data to better ascertain child maltreatment incidence, response and service delivery. However, these are complex studies to conduct, and the toolkit is not meant to be comprehensive. Researchers using the toolkit should be prepared to follow up on the recommended resources contained within and to consult with other professionals, such as statisticians, to further improve the research design and execution

Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS)

Child Protection Working Group, (2011)

The Child Protection handbook provides a synthesis of good practice and learning and enables better advocacy and communication on child protection risks, needs and responses. Standards addressing child protection needs cover core work areas and critical issues. Those addressing strategy relate to case management, community-based child protection, child-friendly spaces and protection of excluded children. A fourth set of standards gives guidance on how workers in other sectors can ensure that their programmes are accessible and beneficial to children. DOCUMENT ALSO AVAILABLE IN: Arabic, Chinese, French, Indonesian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu on

Gender-based violence and child protection among Syrian refugees in Jordan, with a focus on early marriage

UNWomen, (2013)

Findings from this report reveal that, rates of early marriage are high, a significant percentage of children contribute to the household’s income or are its main source of income, and restrictions on the mobility of women and girls constrain their participation in social and economic activities and their access to basic services. As the overwhelming majority of refugees do not have paid employment and rely mainly on aid and dwindling family resources, the more the situation of displacement is prolonged the greater the likelihood of higher rates of child labour for boys and early marriage for girls.

Inter-agency Guiding Principles on unaccompanied and separated children

ICRC, UNHCR, Wolrd Vision, Eds.: Save the Children UK, IRC, Unicef, (2004)

Action on behalf of unaccompanied and separated children should be guided by principles enshrined in international standards. The validity of these principles has been confirmed by experience and lessons learnt from conflicts and natural disasters in recent years. The objective of the present publication is to outline the guiding principles which form the basis for action in this regard.

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