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World in Progress: Massive setbacks due to COVID-19

July 8, 2020

Nine out of ten of the world's 1.8 billion young people live in countries of poverty. That means they often don't have access to education and proper healthcare. It's particularly challenging for women. There has been some progress, but the COVID-19 pandemic is now threatening gains made in sexual and reproductive healthcare in Africa. DW speaks to Evelyn Samba, Country Director of DSW Kenya.

Sarah Steffen Sarah works as radio host and producer, reporter and editor.