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A Youth Perspective on the ILO 2021 Child Labor Report: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward

Conversation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has seemed to center heavily on the personal experiences of those most impacted – what was lost, gained, or will be coming back as countries across the world resume “normal” operations. The world is beginning to assess the systemic impact of COVID-19 and people are looking beyond themselves to a certain truth: things will never be the same as they once were, and to the extent that particular aspects of the past can return, the recovery process will be long and must begin immediately. The role and place that young people have at this crossroads is crucial; we must look out for both current and future generations to ensure that this period is one of revival and progress, rather than a step backwards.

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