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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 | https://unsplash.com/photos/UzWFXN8wb4A

Ruma Bhargava

Country Lead, Healthcare, World Economic Forum

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

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