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Child Protection Schemes Are Failing Children Orphaned by COVID-19 in India

Aug 09 (IPS) - The second wave of COVID-19 brought with it unimaginable grief, agony, and frustration. India saw a sharp increase in the number of deaths, especially among younger people, which meant that many children lost one or both parents. Reports of people seeking help for orphaned children as well as requests to ‘adopt’ these children emerged on social media.Read the full story, “Child Protection Schemes Are Failing Children Orphaned by COVID-19 in India”, on globalissues.org →

Aug 09 (IPS) – The second wave of COVID-19 brought with it unimaginable grief, agony, and frustration. India saw a sharp increase in the number of deaths, especially among younger people, which meant that many children lost one or both parents. Reports of people seeking help for orphaned children as well as requests to ‘adopt’ these children emerged on social media.Read the full story, “Child Protection Schemes Are Failing Children Orphaned by COVID-19 in India”, on globalissues.org →

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