Class cancelled: how Covid school closures blocked routes out of poverty

Screenshot of Guardian article
4 February 2021

Young Lives latest research into the impacts of the pandemic on the young people in our study is published on Thursday 4th February 2021, in The Guardian.

Featuring Gabriela, one of the young people in the Young Lives' study in Peru it describes how her life, like millions of others, has been upended by the pandemic, threatening not just her immediate education, but her life long chances of esaping poverty.  This article showcases the findings from our Listening to Young Lives as Work phone survey, which you can read more about here. 

This article was part of a wider series looking at the impact Covid and other factors have had on extreme poverty around the globe.