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Child Protection and Education in Emergencies

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CPWG, The Child Protection Working Group

The Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) is the global level forum for coordination and collaboration on child protection in humanitarian settings.

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.

The CPWG has one vision with four solutions for education in emergencies. Their vision is for boys and girls living in emergencies to have equitable access to quality education and to grow up free from abuse, neglect, exploitation, and violence.

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