The Child Protection team working closely with Airbel Impact Lab to generates evidence for understanding what works best to prevent and respond to violence against children among crisis-affected populations. Research studies range from qualitative investigations and contextual analyses regarding the phenomenon of violence within the home to impact evaluations and cost-effectiveness exercises testing a range of interventions, including improving parenting skills.
Case management plays a vital role in connecting the most vulnerable members of a population with the services they need to survive and thrive in an emergency situations. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) addresses child protection concerns through case management services in both refugee/internally displaced person (IDP)camps and urban settings. The below analysis covers six IRC case management programs in five countries and includes programs providing services within refugee/IDP camps and in urban settings.
IRC recognizes the long-term needs concerning the Rohingya crisis and the broader context of Bangladesh. It seeks to protect the most vulnerable population and promote their rights by ensuring their access to services in the sectors with urgent needs, as identified by the collaborated humanitarian agencies in the area. In continuation of that commitment, IRC conducted an in-depth study on the child labor situation in the Teknaf and Ukhiya Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar. This study analyses the impact of disasters and other fundamental causes of children prone to child labor in both host and Rohingya communities.