Experiences and recommendations
of girls and boys
on the impact
This year, the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in a child rights crisis. The costs of the pandemic for children are immediate and, if unaddressed, may last a lifetime.
Between April and August, 2020, World Vision spoke to 763 children and young people in six regions across the globe between the ages of 7 and 19 to see how COVID-19 was affecting them.
As you will see in the following infographic 81% of children said they had seen in increase in violence and 82% had seen had experienced a disruption in their educations.
Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19.
The effects of COVID-19 on children
Children making a difference
A 16-year-old Cute from Zimbabwe shares her experiences living through COVID-19 and her reccomendations and requests for world leaders.
Act Now: Regional Reports
Experiences & recommendations of girls and boys in Southern Africa on the impact of COVID-19.
How COVID-19 is changing the lives of children in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Act Now: Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys in the Asia Pacific region during COVID-19.
Reducing the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable children
Our global COVID-19 response and long-term development programmes in more than 90 countries improve child well-being and are helping ensure children aren’t left behind as a result of the pandemic.