Nutrition programmes: Integrating Child protection

Children are particularly vulnerable to all forms of under-nutrition in times of instability and crisis. The first 1000 days are critical for child development and it is important to make sure that children’s growth is not compromised.  Standard: Children and their caregivers, especially pregnant and lactating women and girls, have access to safe, adequate and appropriate … More Nutrition programmes: Integrating Child protection

Camp management: Integrating child protection

The camp management agency, working in partnership with child protection actors, has a responsibility to make sure children are not exposed to threats in the camp, and that if specific children at risk are identified, their needs are assessed and action is taken to adapt or target help to them. Standard: Camp management activities address … More Camp management: Integrating child protection

Education: Integrating child protection

During times of crisis and emergency, education can help restore a sense of normality, dignity and hope by offering the chance to participate in structured activities in a safe environment. Standard: All children have access to quality education that is protective and inclusive and that promotes dignity and participation throughout all essential activities. (CPMS, 2019) … More Education: Integrating child protection

Shelter programmes: Integrating child protection

Vulnerability for children can increase during and after disasters, when children may be living with new, reduced or altered family units, or alone. Quality shelter can contribute to psychosocial wellbeing and a more stable family and community life. Standard: All children and their caregivers have appropriate shelter that meets their basic needs, including safety, protection … More Shelter programmes: Integrating child protection

Health programmes: Integrating child protection

During crises, children are even more vulnerable to infections, diseases and other risks to their health and lives. Not only have living conditions deteriorated, but immunisation programmes are also interrupted. The risks are even higher for unaccompanied and separated children. A concerted child-focused response is required. Standard: All children have access to quality protective health services … More Health programmes: Integrating child protection

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes: Integrating child protection

The provision of safe, age-appropriate WASH facilities is instrumental in ensuring children’s safety and wellbeing. WASH approaches should promote and respect the rights and dignity of women, boys and girls, especially those who are vulnerable, including vulnerability towards violence.  Standard: All children have access to appropriate water, sanitation and hygiene services that support their dignity … More Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes: Integrating child protection