MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –
Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3
Headline: Crisis in the Sahel, women in Latin America, COVID… Tuesday’s news
The UN seeks funds to stop “an avoidable tragedy in the Sahel.” Women represent 56% of informal employment in Latin America and the Caribbean and COVID will mean a setback of more than ten years in their participation in the labor market. One in six children – or 356 million in the world – lived in extreme poverty before the pandemic, which now threatens to make the situation significantly worse.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.