Generation COVID: How young people are bouncing back

Coronavirus has upended millions of young people's lives. Image: REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Nellie Peyton

Journalist, Reuters Foundation


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Bhargav Joshi (left), Kimberly-Viola Heita (top), James Poetzscher (bottom), and Adesola Akerele (right) spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation about how lockdown has impacted them. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tereza Astilean
A 2020 study from the OECD found students rated mental health, employment and disposable income as their key concerns during coronavirus. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tereza Astilean
As the coronavirus pandemic hits young people hard, many are finding new and innovative ways to develop their skills and businesses. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tereza Astilean
A 2020 study from the OECD found many students around the world have no access to internet, which has exacerbated existing inequalities as schoolwork moved increasingly online during the coronavirus pandemic. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tereza Astilean

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