The paper presents the evidence on the potential negative short-term and long-term effects of school meal scheme disruption during Covid-19 globally.
This paper examines the remote learning options that countries around the world have made available for pre-primary students and their families while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study conducted in the UK adds to a growing body of evidence showing the impact of the pandemic on children and young people’s mental health and underlines the steps that need to be taken by the government and educational institutions to ensure adequate support is given to students.
Right to education: impact of the coronavirus disease crisis on the right to education – concerns, challenges and opportunities – Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education
The Special Rapporteur makes a number of recommendations. In particular, she recommends that a thorough assessment be conducted to unpack, in each local context, the dynamics at play that have led to increased discrimination in the enjoyment of the right to education during the crisis. Such an assessment should include…
The worsening of poverty during the pandemic may well have led to a worrying spurt in marriages of girl children in India. The information available indicates that has happened, pushing back the progress of recent decades in reducing child marriages.