In emergencies, quality education is crucial to provide children with physical, psychosocial and cognitive protection that can be both life-sustaining and life-saving. Despite this, research shows that child protection and education are among the least funded humanitarian sectors.
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Executive summary. This report was commissioned by the World Humanitarian Summit Advisory Group on Children to ensure that children’s perspectives are considered and their priorities and recommendations are reflected in the Summit outcomes.
Child protection programming's essential role in ensuring child wellbeing and survival during and after emergencies.
The majority of those affected by humanitarian emergencies are children. In times of crisis, children face increased risk of all forms of violence and exploitation. Emergencies both exacerbate pre-existing protection concerns and create new ones.
Briefing paper for child protection practitioners, donors and humanitarian decision-makers.
Infographic. How can child protection actors prevent and respond to violence against children in emergencies?
Recommendations for child protection practitioners, OCHA and other humanitarian decision-makers. Based on the research project 'A Matter of Life and Death: Child protection programming’s essential role in ensuring child wellbeing and survival during and after emergencies’.