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Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

This is the summary version of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) handbook. All of the principles and standards in this version are hyper-linked to the original handbook.

01 September 2012

 

The Child Protection Working Group defines child protection as “the prevention and response to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence against children”. As there are threats to children’s safety and wellbeing in every emergency, child protection is an important consideration in all humanitarian action and can be a life-saving measure.

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