Africa: Corporate Bailout or Cash Transfers for All, Including Childre – AuthenticAfrican

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[IPS] Beirut -- The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have spared children from the direct health effects of the virus but the crisis has affected their social and economic rights directly and indirectly beyond what we could have foreseen. And there's no doubt that children who come from more vulnerable backgrounds will feel the long-term impact of the pandemic and the measures taken to prevent its spread the hardest.