Tag: Pandemic

Posted in csr news en recap en

One in six children living in extreme poverty, with figure set to rise during pandemic

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice

Child Marriage, Pregnancies Soar During Pandemic

The world was making real progress toward ending child marriage – until the pandemic. Adolescent pregnancies were falling too, especially among girls under age 15…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice environmental news en

Pandemic boosting demand for plant-based foods, Nestle says

Demand for plant-based foods has picked up during the coronavirus crisis as consumers try to eat more healthily and problems at some factories have hit…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice Week's highlights

COVID pushes millions more children deeper into poverty, new study finds

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed an additional 150 million children into multidimensional poverty – deprived of education, health, housing, nutrition, sanitation or water – a…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice csr news en

Countries must ‘get their hands dirty’ to stem COVID and prevent future pandemics

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended a world embroiled in chaos, unleashing catastrophic health, social and economic consequences along with irreparable harm to humanity, according to…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice

Protests against virus restrictions in Germany, Poland

Several thousand people protested in German cities on Saturday against measures imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, while hundreds marched in the Polish…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice

Pandemic pushes world’s biggest jobs programme to brink in rural India

Omkar Rathod was thankful for the company of hundreds of fellow migrant workers as they trudged home to far-flung villages once lockdown had shut Indian…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice csr news en recap en

Hitting women hard, pandemic makes gender poverty gap wider – U.N.

The coronavirus pandemic will widen the poverty gap between women and men, pushing 47 million more women and girls into impoverished lives by next year,…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice

WHO hopes pandemic over in two years as Europe faces resurgent Covid-19

The world should be able to rein in the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as European…

Read more
Posted in Chief editor choice csr news en

WHO warns of ‘no silver bullet’ amid vaccine search

The WHO chief said progress is being made in the search for a vaccine, but urged caution. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO)…

Read more