Amid the many impacts of implementing the world’s biggest lockdown, India’s cohort of adolescents (aged 10-19)—the largest in the world—face unique challenges as schools close across the country.
Author: Sharmishtha Nanda
Sharmishtha Nanda is a Technical Specialist at ICRW, where her work centers on adolescents and youth development with a focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has contributed to the Personal Advancement and Career Enhancement Program (P.A.C.E Program for GAP Inc.) and led a multisite program review of adolescent empowerment projects in India. Sharmishtha has several years of experience in the development domain, primarily in public health research and capacity building for human resources in health.