In a report, Save our education by UNESCO tells that in April, 1.6 billion young people were shut out of school and university due to measures to contain COVID-19 about 90 percent of the world’s entire student population. “ For the first time in human history, an entire generation of children globally have had their education disrupted”, said in the report Save our Education. Economic fall out of the crisis could force an extra 90-117 million children dropping out of school permanently, to work or force girls into early marriage to support their family. Around 10 million children may never return to school.
This is an unprecedented education emergency and governments must urgently invest in learning, said Save the children chief executive Inger Ashing. This leads to explode the gap between rich and the poor, and between boys and girt help children back into school when it is safe and until then support distance education.
The most effected children are from Nigeria, Mali, Chad, Liberia, Afghanistan, Guinea, Mauritania, Yemen, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal and Ivory Coast.