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New York: School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic could result in a staggering $17 trillion in lost lifetime earnings for today’s students, according to a UN-backed report issued on Monday. more
Violence in Cameroon, impacting over 700,000 children shut out of school

New York: Over 700,000 children have been impacted by school closures due to often brutal violence in Cameroon, according to an analysis released by the UN humanitarian arm, O ...

77 million children have spent 18 months out of class: #ReopenSchools, urges UNICEF

New York: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the world is facing an education crisis due to the COVID pandemic, that has left nearly 77 million children shut out of the classroom ...

COVID-19 robs children in poor countries of nearly four months of school

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed children in the poorest countries of nearly four months of schooling, compared to six weeks of lost education for their counterparts in high inc ...

G20 countries urged to stop ‘COVID generation’ from being locked out of the classroom

New York: A group of 275 former world leaders, economists and business leaders on Wednesday, urged the G20 group of leading industrialized nations to help stop the pandemic from leaving t ...