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Disaster Law and Child Protection: we need to do better

In June 2020 the IFRC launched the study: “We Need To Do Better: Policy Brief on Enhancing Laws and Regulations to Protect Children in Disasters.” The study found that children are at risk of violence, abuse and exploitation in disasters. Yet, many governments are missing or lack adequate laws, polices or regulations to protect children in disasters. As climate change is leading to more frequent disasters, children face many risks. These include separation from their families, psychosocial distress, SGBV, trafficking, missing school, premature adoption, losing essential documents, and not participating in decisions. We need a transformative approach that focuses more on prevention not only response.
Author: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Language: English
Pubished By: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Pubished date: 2020

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