social exclusion

Child poverty will increase around the world due to Covid-19 crisis.

44% of new cases of child poverty will be recorded in Europe and Central Asia, according to Save the Children and UNICEF.

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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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In Nepal, Millions of daily wage workers are unemployed and with families to feed.

Where there is poverty the Coronavirus is considered a minor threat. Millions of daily wage workers are unemployed and with families to feed. We have talked with Hugging Nepal to know how Covid-19 is affecting the country.

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The program officer at Mumbai Smiles talks about how the Covid-19 and the consequent confinement are affecting the most vulnerable people in India.

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Oscar Camps, the director and founding member of Open Arms.

The director and founding member of Open Arms warns that with rescue vessels stopping their activity, thousands are drowning in the Mediterranean.

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In displacement camps, the implementation of basic infection prevention and control measures can be challenging due to the scarcity of resources.

The International Committee of the Red Cross thinks that COVID-19 does not have to be catastrophic for countries with weakened healthcare systems, but it does require the international community to scale up support.

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Homeless people have difficulties to access to hygiene and isolation spaces.

Nonprofit organizations urge governments all over the world to take steps to protect the most susceptible from the impacts of the coronavirus.

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We will never deny children access to school or a doctor, even if their families cannot afford it. Instead, we live in a system that forces the families of this children to assume unaffordable supply bills.

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Josep Maria Aragay during a Basket Beat workshop.

The mastermind behind the Basket Beat project, who is also in charge of it, explains how through group music sessions and a basketball you can explore and develop human skills and abilities.

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Individually, we live in our comfort zone and find it hard to leave it and actively work towards a change in our surroundings. 

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L'Olivera produces wines and oils promoting the employment of people with disabilities. Source: 7accents.cat

The lack of public transport, geographic isolation and the loss of inhabitants causes many organizations being discriminated in obtaining public resources.

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The International Volunteer Day is a good opportunity to give a voice to people who have committed to social projects to improve an environment where society does not manage to do so.

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