During COVID-19 CHILD USA is asking “What About the Children?” Many children have lost the safety nets they had every day and it is our responsibility as advocates and child protective organizations to fight to make sure children are kept safe during this time.



Technical Note: Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic

By The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

Infectious diseases like COVID-19 can disrupt the environments in which children grow and develop. Disruptions to families, friendships, daily routines and the wider community can have negative consequences for children’s well-being, development and protection. In addition, measures used to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 can expose children to protection risks. Home-based, facility-based and zonal-based quarantine and isolation measures can all negatively impact children and their families.

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Youth suicide risk during COVID-19: How parents can help | Expert Opinion

May 4, 2020 | by Terry Erbacher

During this time of COVID-19, parents are finding themselves suddenly in the role of a teacher, but they may also be on the frontline for supporting their children with mental health issues or suicide risk.