Act Now: Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19
Act Now

Experiences and recommendations

of girls and boys

on the impact

of COVID-19

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. 

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Act Now: Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19 - Prevention

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Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19.

The effects of COVID-19 on children

Act Now: Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19-Violence

Violence

Act Now: Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19 - Education

Education

Act Now: Experiences and recommendations of girls and boys on the impact of COVID-19 - Prevention

Prevention

Child studies in her classroom 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.