The impact of school closures in crisis-affected contexts

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Abstract

In the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, school closures served to both expose and drive inequalities, especially in contexts where the growth of COVID-related precarity and poverty interacted with existing conflicts and crises. This article argues for understanding schools as essential protective mechanisms for safeguarding children’s health and wellbeing during this pandemic and in future emergency situations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-41
JournalNORRAG Special Issue
Volume6
Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • School Closures
  • Child Protection
  • Crisis-Affected Contexts

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