#COVID-19

  • Article: UN Women's Executive Director Sees a Path to Gender Equality in Spite of COVID-19

    UN Women's Executive Director Sees a Path to Gender Equality in Spite of COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 11, 2020

    “Together we can ensure that the pandemic is not an excuse to revert to traditional gender roles.” Read more

  • Article: Lego Is Giving Students in the US Braille Blocks to Help Them Learn During COVID-19

    Lego Is Giving Students in the US Braille Blocks to Help Them Learn During COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2020

    Children with disabilities are at risk of falling behind during the pandemic. Read more

  • Article: World's Largest Vaccine Manufacturer Pledges to Make COVID-19 Vaccine Available for $3

    World's Largest Vaccine Manufacturer Pledges to Make COVID-19 Vaccine Available for $3

    By Sophie Partridge-Hicks|Aug. 7, 2020

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated $150 million to the Serum Institute of India. Read more

  • Article: The World Will Recover From COVID-19 Faster If Countries Avoid Hoarding Vaccines: WHO

    The World Will Recover From COVID-19 Faster If Countries Avoid Hoarding Vaccines: WHO

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2020

    “No country will be safe, until we’re all safe.” Read more

  • Article: #WorldMaskWeek: All the Benefits of Wearing a Mask and How You Can Get Involved
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    #WorldMaskWeek: All the Benefits of Wearing a Mask and How You Can Get Involved

    By Erica SanchezHelen Lock  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 7, 2020

    Wearing a mask helps save lives. Read more

  • Article: Dozens of Small UK Charities Working in World’s Poorest Countries Under Threat of Closure

    Dozens of Small UK Charities Working in World’s Poorest Countries Under Threat of Closure

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 6, 2020

    Some 45% said they may need to shut within a year due to COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: UN Warns of 'Generational Catastrophe' as COVID-19 Impacts More Than 1.5 Billion Students

    UN Warns of 'Generational Catastrophe' as COVID-19 Impacts More Than 1.5 Billion Students

    By Kristine Liao|Aug. 5, 2020

    In a new policy brief, the UN urges countries to take action to protect children's education. Read more

  • Article: Britain’s LGBTQ+ Community Face ‘Unbearable’ Mental Health Crisis During Lockdown: Report

    Britain’s LGBTQ+ Community Face ‘Unbearable’ Mental Health Crisis During Lockdown: Report

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 5, 2020

    The study reveals how people who are LGBTQ+ in the UK have been fighting off depression. Read more