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Child Protection Mainstreaming Case Studies Series

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The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

This Child Protection Mainstreaming Case Studies Series aims to strengthen the understanding of child protection mainstreaming. It employs good practices to illustrate steps taken, challenges encountered and opportunities identified by involved stakeholders to ensure child protection considerations inform all aspects of humanitarian action.

Case studies have long been considered an effective learning and awareness raising tool. Based on real-life events which serve to illustrate specific themes and challenges, case studies are particularly suitable for adult learning: they illustrate relevant and real life experiences in an accessible, realistic way and they give people an opportunity to reflect and solve problems. This Case Studies Series has been developed to suit a variety of learning, awareness raising and advocacy purposes.

The series is comprised of the following items:

  1. Minimum Standards 19 Child Protection and Economic Recovery “Supporting Syrian and Lebanese youth aged 15/18 years old living and working on the streets in Lebanon: an child protection and economic recovery collaboration” – Based on interview with Sara Mabger, Child Protection Coordinator with IRC in Lebanon
  2. Minimum Standards 20 Child Protection and Education “Makani (“My Space”) Approach in Jordan: Integrating child protection, education, youth empowerment and psychosocial support for Syrian children” – Based on interview with Muhammad Rafiq Khan, head of Child Protection in Emergencies with UNICEF in Jordan  
  3. Minimum Standards 21 Child Protection and Health “Health Emergency Response Unit and youth lead community outreach: joint health and child protection interventions in the Typhoon Haiyan response (Philippines)” – Based on interview with Gurvinder Singh, Advisor on Violence Prevention and Response with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) 
  4. Minimum Standards 23 Child Protection and WASH “Mainstreaming through capacity building: Collaboration to increase safety in Rakhine State, Myanmar” – Based on interview with Lindsay Shearer, (then) Save the Children Child Protection Manager, Maria Makayonok, (then) Protection Programme Manager with Danish Refugee Council and Mélissa Adoum, (then) WASH Cluster Coordinator 
  5. Minimum Standards 24 Child Protection and Shelter “Reducing Child Protection risks through shelter design and a community-based approach in Malawi” – Based on interviews with Rehema Miiro, Emergency Services Protection Officer for SGBV and Fadela Novak-Irons, (then) Senior Emergency Coordinator (Operations) with UNHCR Malawi 
  6. Minimum Standards 26 Child Protection and Distribution “Help Desks: multi-sectoral support during distributions in the Nepal earthquake response” – Based on interview with Global CPiE Specialist with Plan International

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