Guidelines for Media and Communications Activities with Child Refugees, Asylum seekers or Survivors of Trafficking

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Support tool for the IFRC Child Safeguarding Policy

These guidelines are designed to assist IFRC and National Society communications personnel who are working with child refugees, asylum seekers or survivors of trafficking and are determining if and how to involve these children in media and communications activities.  As defined in the IFRC Child Safeguarding Policy, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, child refers to a human being under the age of 18 years regardless of the applicable legal definition of the term in the relevant country.