Child Rights Connect webpage dedicated to  COVID-19 responses

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is having a major impact on the lives of children and families. Given the large amount of resources developed by different organizations, at Child Rights Connect we want to help you in your search for information. For this purpose, we have pulled together resources from our members and partners, as well as some relevant press releases and statements on the topic and divided them into different sections. We seek to provide clarity by offering an overview of the responses to the disease by various organizations. We hope this will help civil society and the general public to quickly review information that is of interest. We will be updating the webpage regularly as the crisis unfolds.

Child Rights Connect staff in Geneva is working from home following the Swiss government guidelines. You can reach us via email.


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5 June , 2023|

Why child rights mainstreaming is critical to realizing child rights In today's world, where child rights face widespread backlash, increasing violations, and multiple crises such as environmental disasters, migration, armed conflicts, and inequality, there is an urgent need to advocate [...]

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30 May , 2023|

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25 May , 2023|

Following the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations in June 2020, the Secretary-General was requested to address both current and future challenges. He responded with a wake-up call, enshrined in his report Our Common Agenda, with the aim of accelerating [...]

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