The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) developed a maiden Child Safeguarding Policy (CSP) in 2013 with technical assistance from Save the Children International (SCI), updated in 2015, reviewed in 2018 and subsequently, to accommodate emerging issues in programming for children, with support from USAID and technical guidance from ‘Keeping Children Safe (KCS) UK’. The review entailed a week-long training of OVC Implementing Partners (IPs) in Nigeria on Child Safeguarding Procedures by USAID and KCS, followed by intensive review of Child Safeguarding Policies of IPs, which culminated in the finalization of this CSP, in line with global standards.
We are indeed very grateful and wish to express our appreciation to the USAID Nigeria Team for the training and subsequent review of our CSP. The valued support and guidance received from the USAID Agreement Officer Representative (AOR), Mrs. Doreen Magaji, is duly acknowledged.
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