Protection

PROTECTION

Child protection

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PROTECTION

UNICEF Malawi/2014/Ganesh
© UNICEF Malawi/2014/Ganesh

Social Protection or the National Social Support Programme, has emerged as an effective strategy to reduce poverty. UNICEF therefore recognizes social protection as a fundamental right for children. The social protection component is divided into child and social protection.

Despite the existence of a legal framework for child protection and services to support victims of abuse, many children in Malawi are still vulnerable to abuse, violence, exploitation and neglect. As such, the 2012 – 2016 UNICEF Malawi Country Programme aims to support the Government to develop a National Child Protection System.

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Photo essay: Child protection

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