Children

Laia Maldonado, founder of the organisation Un llapis per Ghana (A pencil for Ghana).

We interview the founder of the organisation Un llapis per Ghana (A pencil for Ghana), which aims to guarantee education for the 24 children and youths living at the Ryvanz-Mia orphanage.

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AFNE is an association of families adopting children from Ethiopia that was established in Barcelona in 2003.

The board member of AFNE explains the projects carried out by the association in Ethiopia and how today’s health crisis is affecting them.

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Covid-19 has brought our lives to a halt, and it is “infecting” everything. It seems, once again, that the attention paid to the problems arising from the pandemic has not been attentive enough to the needs of adolescents. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting on the rights of all children and young people in Scotland.

An independent study analyses how Covid-19 has changed the life of children and youth in this European country. 

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The irruption of the Covid-19 has had a bigger effect on the poorest and most vulnerable people.

The poorest and most vulnerable people have been the most affected by the effects of the pandemic all over the world.

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 In a large family you are not alone and you have always someone to play with.

The president of ELFAC talks about the difficulties large families have faced during the confinement and asks the European Comission to work on the idea of the Child Guarantee to fight against child poverty and help these families.

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Children are allowed to go out to nearby parks to play for 30 minutes a day in company of an adult.

The Programme Manager of Latin American Foundation For the Future (LAFF) talks about the effects of Covid-19 in Peru and how children are suffering the consequences. 

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If the adults in a family are able to create a pleasant family ambience and can convey safety and calm, their children will also see it this way.

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Josep Artigas is living in Senegal since 1977 providing education to children and teenagers.

The Piarist father considers that cooperation organizations should monitor closely the projects implemented on the ground to ensure “they are in place for more than just 3 or 4 years”.

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Whenever we think about strategies for the development of vulnerable communities, groups or families, we place the focus on education as the fundamental tool that can make people more free and allow them to access greater opportunities for their future.

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Access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references.  Source:UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund highlights that access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references, while also warning of the risks entailed.

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Clara Garcia - Font: Beartsy.org

Clara Garcia Ortés is the voluntary president and project manager at Be Artsy, a non-profit association that develops creative projects for communities lacking access to provide training and experiences.

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