Our children deserve better: Part 3

Posted : 2021-02-13 09:06 Updated : 2021-02-15 07:27
A migrant bathes his child at the San Vicente Migrants Reception Station (SRM) in Meteti, Darien Province, in Panama on February 9, 2021. - Migrants from Haiti and several African countries are stranded at the Panama-Colombia border, while the Central American country is expecting a new wave of migrants. AFP

Yemeni children suffering from cancer undergo medical treatment at a leukemia ward of a hospital on World Cancer Day, in Sana’a, Yemen, 04 February 2021. World Cancer Day is annually observed on 04 February to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. EPA

Afghan children look into a window of a car on the outskirts of Jalalabad city east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. AP

Motorcycle stuntman Pedro Aldana cleans motorcycle parts with his daughter Alanis as his young neighbor and admirer, 6-year-old Milan Sandoval Ramos, watches from a chair outside their home in the Catia neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. AP

Francisco Vera, well-known in Colombia for his environmental campaigns and defense of children's rights, plays with his toys at home in Villeta, Colombia, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. "Adults should not be the only ones who discuss big topics," said the 11-year-old, who is currently starting sixth grade and says that he enjoys watching congressional debates on television. AP

A child runs past US soldiers standing by a Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) during a patrol in the countryside near al-Malikiyah (Derik) in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province on February 2, 2021. AFP

Yangervis Blanco, 7, stands still as her mother helps her prepare for a homespun beauty pageant in the Antimano neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Neighbors in the hillside barrio gathered for the carnival pageant tradition to select their child queen for the upcoming festivities. AP

A kindergarten student attends class wearing a face shield and a mask at the Resurrection Catholic School amid coronavirus pandemic as the school reopens its doors for the first time and is celebrating frontline workers in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, California, USA, 01 February 2021. EPA

Second grade students wearing face masks attend class at the Resurrection Catholic School amid coronavirus pandemic as the school reopens its doors for the first time and is celebrating frontline workers in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, California, USA, 01 February 2021. EPA

Elsner Laura, wearing a protective face mask amid the COVID-19 pandemic, walks into his classroom at the "1ro de Mayo" school to prove that it remains empty of students, in El Alto, Bolivia, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Local news reports claimed that children had returned to their classrooms but schools remain closed as students continue with online classes at home due to the pandemic. AP

A picture taken in the South Darfur village of Hamada, north of the region's capital town Nyala on February 3, 2021, shows children at a school as residents return to the village. - Darfuris who have longed been displaced are returning to their villages after the October peace deal between Sudan's transitional government and rebel groups. AFP

Yemeni schoolchildren attend class as they resume the second term of classes in Sana'a, Yemen, 08 February 2021. EPA

Parents and children wearing COVID-19 protection gear socially distance to enter Liceo Lunita, a private school, on the first day back to in-person class since Spring last year, in Chia on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. AP

Children walk past uncollected garbage in the township of Glen View, Harare, Zimbabwe, 07 February 2021. Residents of Glen View township experience several sewer bursts since October 2020 as the local authorities workers are on strike. There are fears of new cholera outbreaks again in this township, which always has been the epicentre of the disease in Zimbabwe. EPA

A child carries an armful of donated carrots to her mother who is helping prepare lunch at a soup kitchen in the Villa Maria shantytown of Lima, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, amid a second complete lockdown in less than a year as Peru battles a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. The lack of a steady income has forced many families to become dependent of community soup kitchens in some of the capital's poorest neighborhoods. AP

Palestinian children wait in queue while hold pots to receive free meals of green pea stew cooked by Samera Abu Amra, unseen, to distributes for poor residents in Gaza City, Feb. 4, 2021. Amra cooks the meals with money sent by benefactors to help feed the poor as poverty and unemployment rates hover around 50%. AP

A young child is held by his mother inside a tent as Israeli forces demolish the Bedouin village of Khirbet Humsah near Tubas city in the Jordan Valley on February 4, 2021. AFP

A Palestinian child lies on a plastic sheet in the village of Khirbet Humsah, which was razed by Israeli forces, in Jordan Valley in the Israeli-occupied West Bank February 4, 2021. REUTERS

Internally displaced Afghan children play next to their shelters on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan February 3, 2021. REUTERS

A youngster plays at a field where Brazilian Palmeiras footballer Breno Lopes used to play as a child, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, on February 3, 2021. AFP

Children play a jump rope game in a park in Beijing on February 9, 2021. AFP

Children sled down the steps of Federal Hall, at left is a snow covered statue of George Washington, as snow falls in New York, New York, USA, 01 February 2021. EPA

A child looks at a giant snowman as they stand in a snow-covered Victoria Park in Glasgow on February 9, 2021. - Cold weather swept across northern Europe bring snow and ice. AFP

Indian children walk through a mustard field as they return from school in Kanachak village, on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. AP