Virtual Summit Discusses Treatment Of Children, Highlights Impacts Of COVID-19 Pandemic
IPS: COVID-19 Pandemic an Opportunity to Re-evaluate How we Treat World’s Starving Children
“While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world, Nobel Laureates and world leaders [on Wednesday] expressed concern that the ongoing crisis is far from being an equalizer. The pandemic has revealed that the most vulnerable and marginalized populations, including and especially children, remain largely unprotected against the virus and its impacts. Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate, opened the plenary of the Fair Share of Children Summit, an extraordinary virtual gathering of Nobel Laureates and world leaders, with a sobering statistic. Currently, he said only 0.013 percent of the COVID-19 response had been allocated to the most vulnerable…” (Gathigah, 9/9).
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