Unicef: Children in detention are at heightened risk of contracting Covid-19 and should be released
Originally published by Dhaka Tribune on 12/04/2020
The article discusses the need to release children currently in detention facilities around the world due to the high risk of contracting Covid-19. Many of the children are in overcrowded and confined detention facilities, which are high conditions that could lead to an outbreak of Covid-19. Unicef has called for an immediate moratorium for new admission to detention facilities.