Most cities in the state do not have a formal system of waste collection. Given this context, the work of wastepickers is extremely valuable for the environment, though it is performed under precarious and hazardous working conditions.
COVID-19 has subjected the Central American population in irregular migratory conditions to renewed structures of discrimination.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these pre-existing decent work deficits in the domestic work sector, particularly in developing countries.
The pandemic was an intense experience, one that underscores that opportunities and limits of record-based social protection systems in a country with high levels of informality.
In Latin America and Africa, the pandemic crisis has worsened pre-existing vulnerabilities, while also creating new forms of social inequalities.
It is a difficult time for everyone, but it has been especially difficult for children.
Access to Respectful Maternity care is also one such resource currently but through a conscious effort of policy makers and medical professionals this resource could be available to everyone.