Purpose: This paper aims to focus on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on victims of child trafficking. It highlights findings from research on other pandemics and outbreaks, the impact of child trafficking on children, the impact of COVID-19 on children and the impact of COVID-19 on victims of child trafficking. Design/methodology/approach: This paper focuses on the global impact of COVID-19 on victims of child trafficking.
COVID-19 does not discriminate on the basis of immigration status, and neither should the measures to lessen the impact. Pediatricians can help to mitigate exponential growth of health inequities for CIF during this pandemic. Strategies within and beyond health care systems must incorporate policy and public health approaches that are compassionate, culturally relevant, and equitable. Copyright © 2020 by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Polish government decided to shut down all public and private institutions, including schools, from 12 March 2020. Since then, 4.58 million students from 24,000 schools have remained in their homes and practiced distance learning. Distance learning has greatly affected children’s social practices, including domestic, everyday, specialist, and cultural practices.