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The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting multiple shocks on the young and threatens entire generation, according to United Nations officials, and it is a matter of deep concern.
The coronavirus pandemic may cause the largest surge in child marriage rates for 25 years, new analysis suggests, with half a million more girls at risk this year alone as a result of the crisis.
Each morning during these most unusual of times, I find an inbox filled with messages from both my medical colleagues and well-informed laypeople attaching articles or links to webpages referencing the latest “breakthroughs” in the fight against the coronavirus.
As a result of the novel coronavirus epidemic, most economic activities have stopped, where staying indoors and social distancing have become a normal lifestyle for countless people in recent days. Consequently, the ‘Homebody Economy’ activities are rising among the millions of stay-at-home people around the world.
The UAE has always been the first in breaking records or setting trends. It has become second nature to it. Whether it is building the world’s tallest iconic building or the largest Ferris wheel,
“Have you heard of Gandhi? Do you know of him?” was a question asked of me frequently by my colleagues, as I travelled for work, even in faraway countries like Brazil,
India’s Supreme Court is quietly grappling with repeated attempts by the government to put back into the law certain ideas it has rejected as unconstitutional.