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7 ways employers can support working parents during COVID-19 outbreak

April 17, 2020

For many children, the COVID-19 outbreak this means having to cope with disrupted education, family illness and loss of household income – things that disproportionately affect girls and boys from the poorest families. This note, developed by UNICEF, suggests seven ways in which employers can support working parents in caring for their children. It suggests workplace family-friendly policies – like paid parental leave, paid sick leave, flexible work arrangements and access to affordable and quality childcare.

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Accelerating vaccinations for millions of vulnerable people across India

VaxNow is bringing together the Government, Private Sector Organizations, Community leaders, NGOs and the Media to accelerate the vaccination of vulnerable people in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar. These partners will collaborate to reach the unreached through an agile, geographically contextualized plan which will help overcome barriers for vulnerable communities. The criteria for selecting these communities is: people with the highest access barriers, the highest chance of contracting COVID and people living in overcrowded places.

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COVIDActionCollab is not merely an aggregation of partners, but is an aggregation of capacities, through which we have developed key high impact initiatives. We have drawn upon our one year’s experience at CAC and engagement with our large constituency of partners to put together a menu of initiatives for funders/investors to support which will save lives and livelihoods, and enable vulnerable communities to 'bounce forward’. Support these initiatives to build resilient communities