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What's new in the area of child protection? Find out with these updates from Alliance Working Groups, Task Forces and Members.

13 Dec 2019
The 2019 Edition of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) were launched in conjunction with the Alliance Annual Meeting on 15 October 2019, following a two-year revision process involving 1,900 individuals and 85...
11 Dec 2019
Despite significant increase in birth registration, a quarter of the world’s children remain ‘invisible’ – UNICEF     Proportion of registered births increased almost 20 per cent over past decade, yet 166 million children under-five have never...
11 Dec 2019
Abuja, 11 December, 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are harmonizing efforts by the Nigerian Government to put a stop to the medicalization of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Described by WHO as a violation of the human...
10 Dec 2019
Together the Assessment, Measurement and Evidence (AME) Working Group and Cash Transfer and Child Protection Task Force are seeking ways to integrate child protection into multi-purpose cash monitoring frameworks. Humanitarian cash that aims to...
09 Dec 2019
Source: Save the Children Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar TORONTO, December 9 2019 - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) must take into account the horrific scale of violations against Rohingya children as it holds its first public hearings to...
09 Dec 2019
SELIBABI, Mauritania – "I refused to marry off my daughter for a simple, good reason: I want my daughter to be empowered,” said Lemeima mint El Hadrami, 49. "I don't want her to go through the same difficulties I did when I was young." Ms. El...
09 Dec 2019
By Nayema Nusrat UNITED NATIONS, Dec 9 2019 (IPS) - Filomena (15), a fisherman’s daughter from a village in Nampula Province, Mozambique was married to a 21-year-old from the same village. Although her father, Antonio (50) felt that she was still...
09 Dec 2019
"Child protection must be embedded into the EVD prevention and treatment approaches to help address children’s broader protection needs as well as their exposure to the virus."   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In one of the toughest places in the world to be a...
08 Dec 2019
ABUJA, December 5, 2019 – A girl born in Nigeria, if she survives her foundational years, has a 40% chance of getting married by the age of 15 and is likely to become a mother before she reaches 17. Known as the continent’s giant, Nigeria is also...
02 Dec 2019
Frequent users of the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action website may have been experiencing some unusual down times recently. Over the past year, traffic to the website has increased eightfold! This is great news! Along with the...

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