"Learning Bridges" is a series of weekly activities based on the core curriculum that will be distributed by schools to all students from Grades 4 to 9 to accelerate children's learning.
All pre-existing inequalities are made worse by COVID-19. Its impact on young women, who face unique vulnerabilities, needs to be acknowledged; it is their experiences this research seeks to understand.
More than three quarters of displaced and conflict-affected people surveyed by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) have lost income since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
"There is a grave danger that many more people will die from the broader economic and social consequences of COVID-19 than from the virus itself, especially in Africa," warns David Beasley.
UNHCR has received just 49% of the $9.1 billion required for its global operations this year. The consequences are devastating in low- and middle-income countries, which host more than 85% of refugees.
The number of children living in multidimensional poverty has soared to approximately 1.2 billion due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new UNICEF and Save the Children analysis.
“The democratic space remains very narrow, impunity persists, and there is no indication that the level of human rights violations has abated under the new Government,” said the UN's Doudou Diène.
Policymakers must go beyond the numbers and seek a more comprehensive understanding of dynamics driving pre-existing violence against women and girls and how this environment exacerbates these risks.
We don’t usually report back on ReliefWeb’s six-month performance indicators, but then again, these are not normal times. Thanks to the flood of information surrounding COVID-19 and the number of sources producing reports, analyses, infographics, manuals and guidelines, we have been inundated over the first six months of the year, with June proving to be the busiest time in terms of volume, even...