School Closed Due to Corona: 600 million children around the world could not go to school, in many countries schools were completely or partially closed
The corona epidemic has not only affected the social and economic system of the countries, but it has also affected the young people. Educational institutions remained completely closed due to restrictions. Due to this, about 15.60 million children of the world are deprived of school education.
The impact of the corona epidemic in the world is not only on the social and economic fabric of the country, but it has also affected young people. Educational institutions remained closed in most countries of the world due to Corona restrictions. This has had an impact on the education system of the children. Due to the Corona epidemic, about 15.60 crore children of the world are unable to go to school. Of these, about 2.5 crore children will never be able to return to school. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed this apprehension. Guterres said on social media that the world is going through a crisis of education during the Corona period. Schools are closed to stop the spread of corona. He said that in such a situation, we have to promote digital education. Such a system has to be developed, which will be useful for the education of children in future.
60 crore children could not go to school
According to a recent report by UNICEF, 600 million children worldwide could not go to school during the corona epidemic. Schools have been completely closed for 200 days in about 50 percent of countries in the Asia and Pacific region. Teaching work in schools has come to a complete standstill. Schools are also completely or partially closed in about 18 countries in South America. In East and South African countries, 40 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 18 are unable to attend school. Eight crore children in East Asia and the Pacific are not getting this facility.
Most schools in 14 countries remain closed throughout the year
UNICEF spokesman James Elder said that schools in 14 countries of the world were closed from March 2020 to February 2021 due to the Corona epidemic. Due to the outbreak of Corona epidemic in India, strict restrictions were imposed in India. Teaching work in India was completely affected. During this period 16.80 million children in the world could not go to school. It had the greatest impact on Panama. Schools remained closed in Panama for the longest time. It was followed by Bangladesh. The special thing is that there is no mention of Europe and North American countries in this report.
From Learning Passport to Radio Studying
The schools have made arrangements in their own ways so that the education of the children is not affected. Due to the Corona epidemic, in many countries, children are being taught online through Learning Passport. This program has been developed jointly by UNICEF, Cambridge University and Microsoft. In this, online books, videos are made available for the children to study. At the same time, UNICEF has identified more than 100 radio scripts in the world. Through this, children are being taught.
Less than 50% of people aged 8 to 39 are fully immunized
According to the Center for Disease Control, less than 50 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 39 in the US have received a full corona vaccination. Similarly, 58 percent of children aged 12 to 17 years have not received a single vaccine. On the other hand, two-thirds of people over the age of 50 in the US have been fully vaccinated. The government is concerned about low immunization among children and young people. The government wants to motivate these people to get vaccinated. So the White House has put together a team. This includes 50 Twitch streamers, YouTubers, TikTokers and 18-year-old pop star singer Olivia Rodrigo. These people are making children and youth aware of vaccination online. In this, those with a follower of 5 thousand to one lakh will get 70 thousand rupees every month. are being given.