The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.
- UNICEF Report: The State of the World's Children 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the mental health of a generation of children. But the pandemic may represent the tip of a mental health iceberg – an iceberg we have ignored for far too long. The State of the World’s Children 2021 examines child, adolescent and caregiver mental health. It focuses on risks and protective factors at critical moments in the life course and delves into the social determinants that shape mental health and well-being. Source: UNICEF
- How the pandemic and a renewed focus on equity could reshape transportation
Charles Brown, founder of Equitable Cities, says lessons from the pandemic may help planners develop safer systems for all. The pandemic and racial justice protests in Washington and cities across the country have reshaped many aspects of life. For some travellers and commuters, shifts in travel patterns exposed vulnerabilities within the transportation network. Source: Washington Post
- Mauritania: Female-Headed Households Coping with the Burden of Covid-19
Mauritanian female couscousiéres are struggling to brave the economic challenges forced upon them by Covid-19 containment measures. Below is a glimpse of the suffering endured by female breadwinners who work in this informal sector of the economy. Source: Carnegie Endowment for international peace
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