Volume : 8, Issue : 11, NOV 2022

CHILD CARE POST COVID-19: ISSUES AND INITIATIVES

APEKSHITA SOLOMON

Abstract

The outbreak of COVID-19 and the accompanying lockdowns have had an enormous impact on individuals, communities, especially children, worldwide. The pandemic not only caused an immediate international health crisis, but it also gave rise to different challenges regarding other aspects of daily life. As a result of disruptions in education, health-nutrition and protection services, the vulnerabilities of children from rural areas and marginalized communities were compounded. Rising instances of child marriage, child trafficking, illegal adoption and child labour were reported. The pragmatic approach and innovative solutions by the government and non-government organizations to address various problems related to post COVID-19 childcare are highlighted in this mini-review.

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