What SKILLS Education for Future Jobs?

EDUCATIONAL: Young people were left unemployed by the pandemic in far greater numbers than adults, with the effects being felt worse in lower income countries. Young women have tended to be more likely to become unemployed as a result of COVID-19 disruption than young men. The equivalent of 255 million full-time jobs were lost around […]

COVID-19 Intensifies Domestic Workers’ Problems

HEALTH: Zainab Mussa, a mother of five and a domestic worker in the Zanzibar’s world heritage of the Stone Town. When Covid-19 broke out on the islands in March 2020, her employer suspended her for fear of being infected. “I lost the job that was sustaining me with income to take care of my family,” […]