We are all concerned about the far-reaching consequences of the coronavirus. But even in these difficult times, solidarity actions are being undertaken in our local communities and everywhere in the world, which are heartwarming and inspiring. On this page, you can find the many initiatives that our partners in Belgium and within the Network on the Right to Social Protection take to cope with the current crisis.
The organizations can share their activities with each other and can find courage in what others are doing for their own endeavours. These initiatives are the seeds planted today, that will make all the difference tomorrow. Not only in the fight against COVID-19, but even more so in the construction of their national system of social protection. During this crisis, we continue to join our efforts to make change happen.
Today, some 2 billion people work in the informal economy; more than 1.6 billion of them are affected by the lockdown, particularly in terms of income.
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