COVID-19 and Children Deprived of their Liberty

Technical Note


This note aims to provide detaining authorities with key information and steps to respond to COVID-19 including by:

1.Instituting a moratorium on new children entering detention facilities;

2.Releasing all children who can be safely released; and

3.Protecting the health and well-being of any children who must remain in detention.

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UNICEF and Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
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