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The corona crisis has indirectly major consequences for children worldwide. Especially in poor countries, millions of children no longer have access to education, health care, housing and water. UNICEF reports this in a Thursday new report.

Missing school meals

Worldwide, 1 in 9 registered corona infections is a child up to 20 years old, according to UNICEF. In the Netherlands that number is roughly the same. The most of the kindbesmettingen in our country are in their late teens, 15 to 19 years (last week 8.2 percent).

Although young people more often get mild symptoms when they become infected, they are mainly affected by all indirect consequences. That says UNICEF director Suzanne Laszlo. For the report, the UN organization examined the impact that the corona crisis has on the lives of children in 135 countries.

More than 150 million children no longer have access to facilities such as education and health care due to the corona crisis. In addition, children and mothers in 65 of the 135 countries surveyed received less care.

Children in poorer areas depend on school meals for their nutrition. Because schools are still closed in many countries, more than 265 million children missed their meal in October. This is a major problem, especially in Africa and South Asia, reports UNICEF.

The children’s rights organization also released a report a few months ago on the risk of malnutrition in children. UNICEF now states that five to seven million children have become malnourished due to the socio-economic crisis caused by the corona virus.

The report was released as part of the International Day for the Rights of the Child.

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