FutureChild | ECPC Global Call to Action in response to COVID-19 for children in fragile and conflict affected settings: The promise of early childhood development

Masked mother holding newborn. © Used with permission from UNICEF/UNI325619/Frank Dejongh
Masked mother holding newborn. © Used with permission from UNICEF/UNI325619/Frank Dejongh

Introduction

In this global pandemic that warrants the participation of all members of society for containment, and where inequalities become starkly evident and pose greater risks to the vulnerable, engaging families and children is imperative. Early childhood development services can be a cost-effective and sustainable way to empower families and communities to interrupt cycles of poverty and violence, as well as build resilience and social cohesion. 

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