Waiting in line to take part in Children’s Day celebrations in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 10. To protect children from losing out on a healthy and stable future, the world needs to urgently step up with debt relief for low-income countries and fragile states. Photo: AFP Waiting in line to take part in Children’s Day celebrations in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 10. To protect children from losing out on a healthy and stable future, the world needs to urgently step up with debt relief for low-income countries and fragile states. Photo: AFP
Waiting in line to take part in Children’s Day celebrations in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 10. To protect children from losing out on a healthy and stable future, the world needs to urgently step up with debt relief for low-income countries and fragile states. Photo: AFP

Letters | Stop coronavirus from taking a long-term toll on the world’s children

  • A survey of children and adults in 37 countries shows the poor got poorer and the sick got sicker, with the risks of violence and losing out on education, nutrition and health care increasing dramatically among the most vulnerable

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Waiting in line to take part in Children’s Day celebrations in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 10. To protect children from losing out on a healthy and stable future, the world needs to urgently step up with debt relief for low-income countries and fragile states. Photo: AFP Waiting in line to take part in Children’s Day celebrations in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 10. To protect children from losing out on a healthy and stable future, the world needs to urgently step up with debt relief for low-income countries and fragile states. Photo: AFP
Waiting in line to take part in Children’s Day celebrations in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 10. To protect children from losing out on a healthy and stable future, the world needs to urgently step up with debt relief for low-income countries and fragile states. Photo: AFP
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