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: Children access humanitarian assistance through efficient and well-planned distribution systems that safeguard girls and boys … More Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes: Integrating child protection

Livelihoods programmes: Integrating child protection

Livelihoods programmes often have protective effects on children, particularly when mothers benefit directly, when they are used to provide livelihood opportunities for older adolescents, and when action builds on existing strategies to protect people’s livelihoods. Standard: Child protection concerns are reflected in the assessment, design, monitoring and evaluation of economic recovery programmes. Working-age boys and … More Livelihoods programmes: Integrating child protection

Food security and distribution programmes: Integrating child protection

Distribution of immediate, life-saving assistance is one of the most urgent actions to be taken in an emergency response, and can significantly improve the safety and well-being of children. Furthermore, the way in which food and other relief items are distributed has a significant effect on the threats experienced by women and children. Standard: Children … More Food security and distribution programmes: Integrating child protection

Additional Guidelines for Food Security and Distribution Programmes

Sector specific guidelines: Global Protection Cluster, Briefing note to ensure child protection mainstreaming: Standard 26: Distribution and Child Protection World Food Programme (2016) Protection Guidance Manual Food Security and Livelihoods Programs, Protection Mainstreaming tips (2016) IASC (2018) Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action IASC (2015) Guidelines for Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action WFP (2013) Protection … More Additional Guidelines for Food Security and Distribution Programmes