COVID-19 Youth Survey UNICEF Suriname

Survey Findings

Youth Voices, LGBT, Adolescent Development, Adolescent Health, Education, Women, Girls
UNICEF Suriname 2020


The coronavirus continues to spread across the world. In the period March-May, 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases were identified in Suriname. This assessment seeks to find out how adolescents perceive the current situation and behave in response to it, with an aim to provide a better understanding of how youth and adolescent in Suriname experience the crisis caused by the coronavirus.

UNICEF is an active member of the Compact, composed of 50+ leading humanitarian actors, INGOs, youth-led and youth-serving organizations and private firms, all committed to ensuring that the needs, perspectives and capacities of young people are meaningfully included in humanitarian response. This COVID-19 Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) survey among adolescent is a quantitative method (predefined questions formatted in standardized questionnaires) that provides access to quantitative and qualitative information, which contribute to the 'COVID-19: Working with and for young people’ initiative by assessing and addressing the needs and priorities of young people, and engaging them as part of our COVID-19 efforts

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