COVID-19 has locked children out of their education with girls at highest risk

A young Indian girl in school uniform. Image: Sushrut Koche via Unsplash |

Ruma Bhargava

Project Lead, Fourth Industrial Revolution for Health, India, World Economic Forum, C4IR India

Dr Megha Bhargava

Deputy Commissioner Income Tax, Ministry of Finance, Government of India


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Image: Save the Children/UNICEF (2021), Impact of COVID-19 on children living in poverty: A technical note

Composition of students who cannot be reached, by sex, household wealth and area of residency, by country economic classification. Image: Save the Children/UNICEF

Key challenges of school closure. Image: Save the Children/UNICEF

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