Author: equity

Asked by Kids: Covid-19 is an educational children’s coloring book (for children aged 5-10 yrs old) with an interactive narrative, giving important facts about the Covid-19 virus. With schools being closed and children being taught at home, activities that are both educational and entertaining for children will be a useful tool for parents to navigate […]
This initiative is part of a series of personal testimonies that give voice to families living in disadvantaged urban areas. Covid-19 does not discriminate by class or race. But it does strike poor households especially hard and presents unique problems. Equity for Children wants to hear the perspective of poorer families in Latin America, to […]
Background In this article, we analyze how homeschooling and remote education highlight inequality. We look at the educational implications of the Covid-19 pandemic in Latin America and recommend thoughts and actions to lessen the adverse effects on children and adolescents. The quarantine adopted in many countries affected by Covid-19 has forced families to seclude themselves […]
According to a United Nations report, women and girls perform 12 billion hours of unpaid care work around the world every day – three times more than men. In some communities, women spend 14 hours a day cooking, cleaning, fetching wood and water and caring for children and the elderly.  Gross Domestic Product does not […]

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