Check out our selection of video workshops and presentations hosted online regarding Parenting and Child Protection resources. These sessions are used to share knowledge, ideas, and updates with people around the world working on Parenting and Child Protection projects during COVID-19.
The Asian-Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC) hosted the webinar series entitled, 'Nurturing care for young children: seeking solutions for addressing disparities heightened by the impact of COVID-19'.
The thematic focus was on health and nutrition, early learning, responsive caregiving, and child safety and security, all of which are dimensions of nurturing care. The series explored the long-term impact of COVID-19 on these nurturing care components, especially on the most vulnerable groups, and draw out innovations and solutions from the countries as they design and implement their recovery and resiliency plans.
Moderator: Shikha Jain, Technical Advisor in Plan India and ARNEC Steering Committee member (Core Team Representative)
In this session, Dr Jamie Lachman, co-Principal Investigator, COVID-19 Playful Parenting Emergency Response, explains that COVID-19 has affected communities on multiple major fronts: emotional, physical, financial, and social. Groups around the world have stepped in to create a space that supports their communities and help ensure their sense of security and safety. There have been some silver linings that COVID-19 brought into focus.
UNICEF Innocenti’s new report – Beyond Masks: Societal impacts of COVID-19 and accelerated solutions for children and adolescents – offers a comprehensive picture of the health, economic, and social impacts of the pandemic, and its implications for children and adolescents. The report examines evidence from the current crisis, examines past health crises such as HIV/AIDS, SARS and Ebola to provide insights into the current one, and proposes proven and promising solutions.
On 15 September 2020, we presented a webinar on COVID-19 Parenting to the West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO) and approximately 25 Country Offices in the region. The webinar addresses key questions about COVID-19 Parenting and shared information about the emergency response we have been providing since March 2020, highlighting the wide range of parenting resources being developed and adapted for varying levels of internet access, to reach all population groups, in low as well as high income countries.
Presentation of our free parenting resources delivered by Brigitte De Hulsters at the Seminario Iberamericano last week (beginning at 59:34).
The Iberoamerican Seminar for Prevention, detection and intervention in cases of sexual violence in children and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribean (LAC) was organized by FAN (Fundacion de Atencion a la Ninez, Colombia) and Early Institute (Mexico) from 25 till 28 august 2020.
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (EVAC) and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) partnered to present a webinar focused on key issues on Child Protection in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our partner Goshen’s citywide poster campaign, in conjunction with Citypass, “Travel Together – Play Together” encourages parents to use train travel as quality playtime with their children. Check out the fun, colorful, and informative posters that suggest different games for parents to play with their children.