Impact of COVID-19 on girls in Latin America
COVID-19 is having an impact across the globe and in Latin America and the Caribbean, women and girls are especially hit hard by the consequences of the pandemic
OVERALL IMPACT OF COVID-19
GIRLS’ RIGHTS & THE COVID-19 RESPONSE
Did national/municipal governments take the RIGHTS of girls into account in responding to the COVID-19 crisis?
INCREASE IN VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ABUSE
AGAINST WOMEN & GIRLS
CALLS to domestic violence HOTLINES increased within the first month of COVID-19 confinements across the LAC region.
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SCHOOLS & STUDIES
COVID-19 has a direct impact on education and is affecting the future of girls and adolescents in the LAC region.
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MENTAL HEALTH
COVID-19 and confinement is posing a threat to the mental health of girls and adolescents across the region, with the long-term consequences yet to be known.