COVID-19

Exploring the fault lines of a global pandemic

A dashboard of tools, resources, ideas and stories during Covid-19, updated weekly.

Updated: Jan 15, 2020

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What we're reading, watching and listening to

Young people from 18 countries in 6 continents react to the initial ‘wave’ of the coronavirus. A video series produced by Connor Kirwan and Toni Pyke.

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Thailand

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Thailand

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Uganda, Italy & Australia

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Brazil & Norway

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: India & Spain

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: El Salvador & Cambodia

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Ethiopia & UK

Our Features

‘You’re half the world away’ on International Women’s Day

Toni Pyke surveys the landscape on progress, setbacks, inequality made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic and suggests 10 things you can do on International Women’s Day

Interactive – Business and human rights under a global pandemic

Explore the map of repressive governments and a number of private companies that have exploited the coronavirus health crisis to further their own agendas at the expense of human rights, based on Trócaire’s documentary ‘Never Waste a Crisis’

Bust Covid-19 myths and flatten the infodemic curve

In the centre of the battle over reliable information and the Covid-19 ‘infodemic’, the World Health Organization released an update to its mythbusters advice to the public. Take a look.

Covid-19

Health misinformation: How we can push back on conspiracies and unverified advice during a crisis

Dora-Olivia Vicol explores the findings from recent research about health misinformation and Covid-19 by fact-checkers Africa Check, Full Fact and Chequeado

GOAL change makers

GOAL: adapting and responding to Covid 19

As part of the Irish Development Education Association conference 2020, Jessica Sargeant showcased how GOAL has adapted its edication work to Covid-19

Children in Crossfire: adapting and responding to Covid 19

As part of the Irish Development Education Association conference 2020, Donna McFeely showcased how Children in Crossfire have adapted to Covid-19

Blogs

human rights

Human Rights Day – live!

Follow the Human Rights Day 2020 live-blog for happenings and activities throughout the day during a time of unprecedented change during the first year of a Covid-19 world

Resources

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Five issues the US President needs to take action on - Caoimhe de Barra

No election in the world attracts as much global attention as the race for the Whitehouse. That is because no political office in the world has as much global reach as that of the US President. (via Trócaire)

Covid-19 has revealed a pre-existing pandemic of poverty that benefits the rich

The World Bank’s flawed and misunderstood poverty benchmark has led to a deceptively positive picture and dangerous complacency. By outgoing UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston (via The Guardian)

COVID-19 and Development Education

A range of perspectives to inform practice and provoke debate, following a public call for submissions (via The Centre for Global Education, Belfast)

Small Changes

A podcast series of one-on-one interviews with people who've seen a problem in the world and set out to change it. By The Guardian

Change the World

Young people across Ireland share their thoughts on the Sustainable Development Goals and how we can achieve them. By National Youth Council of Ireland and Spunout.ie

Will Black women decide the next US president?

The Take. An AJ+ podcast presented by Imaeyen Ibanga