Wealthy Nations’ Support For Children Insufficient Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, UNICEF Report Says
U.N. News: Rich countries’ support for children ‘totally inadequate’: U.N. report
“The U.N. Children’s Fund, UNICEF, slams the levels of financial support for children allocated by high-income countries during the pandemic as totally inadequate, in a child poverty report issued on Friday. The report shows that of the $14.9 trillion spent on domestic financial recovery packages put together by wealthier countries between February and August, just two percent was allocated specifically to support children, and families raising children. This is despite evidence that child poverty is expected to remain above pre-COVID levels for at least five years in high-income countries…” (12/10).