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Equity for Children has stepped up on many fronts to address the way in which COVID-19 impacts children in poverty. Most recently: We are developing a Network of local NGOs and activists to leverage advocacy to a whole different level, working in synergy to mobilize for the most disadvantaged children and family. There is much to be […]
In 2021, Equity for Children hosted a series of webinars from Latin America entitled “Children and COVID-19”, which discussed the approximately 150 million children who were plunged into multidimensional poverty during the pandemic. The events were organized in partnership with The Arcor Foundation, The Institute of Collective Health of the University of Lanus, Argentina (ISCo/UNLa) […]
The role of child-sensitive social protection in the sustainable andresilient recovery from COVID-19. The event will facilitate an engaging debate around Child-Sensitive Social Protection (CSSP) and engage children and young people in the discussion. Child poverty has sky-rocketed as a result of COVID-19, inflicting devastating damage on children’s development and undermining the realization of their […]
Introduction In the world of Covid-19 2020, remote education is the most viable strategy for schooling. During the first few months of the year, a state of sanitary emergency was declared throughout most of Latin America. Classes were suspended, without accurate predictions as to how long the suspension would last. The halt in the educational system […]
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 […]

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