Technical Note: Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic (v.1)
Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic, Version 1, March 2019
Infectious diseases like 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 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.