Kenya: Child protection in refugee camps

Sida has approved Save the Children Sweden to spend 1 000 000 SEK from their rapid response fund for integrated assistance and community based child protection interventions for vulnerable refugee children in Dadaab, Kenya in cooperation with Save the Children UK.

Objective 1: Establish and support child friendly spaces in three refugee camps to improve access to play and recreation for different age groups of girls and boys in order to promote positive socialization and address phsycosocial needs of most vulnerable refugee children.

Objective 2: Develop a protection monitoring system through stimulation network of key actors at areas prone to population movements to ensure that protection risks facing girls and boys as a result of different movements of people within and cross boarder are proactively identified and addressed.