04 March 2022

Coping with COVID-19

Lockdown measures meant to stem the spread of COVID-19 have torn millions of children from quality learning, critical vaccines, nutritious diets and mental health care. For girls, disruptions also come at the cost of their safety. The risk of gender-based violence and harmful practices has risen during the pandemic. And many girls kept from school…, Watch now, Season 1: A pandemic through a girl's eyes Watch season 1 Season 2: Girls stand up Watch season 2, Season 2, Episode 1: Girls stand up Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, girls from every corner of the globe are still coping with school closures, economic hardship and isolation. But the pandemic has not stopped them from standing up to demand change. Episode 2: Girls stand up to child marriage Over the next decade, up to 10 million more girls…, Season 1, Episode 1: A pandemic through a girl’s eyes As their schools close and their families struggle to stay afloat, girls in nine countries grapple with social isolation and the threat of poverty and child marriage.    “Many parents don’t have a job or money for school fees, so they have started planning to send their children to work,” says…, Our supporters, The production of Coping with COVID-19 was generously supported by the Governments of Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, AECID (Spain), Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, as well as the European Union and Zonta International. With special thanks to the young women…