Voices of Street Connected Children in Delhi during COVID-19

This article published in the Indian Journal of Social Work by Tata Institute of Social Sciences describes the lived experiences of street children during Covid­19 in Delhi. It documents the effects of Covid­19 on their household food security, mental health, and schooling. The article is based on a study of primary data captured over 11 months through grassroots intervention programmes with 533 children living on the streets of Delhi during the Covid­19. In­depth interviews and focus group discussions were conducted with 56 children to get an insight into their experiences and feelings on household food security, mental health, and disruption in schooling.

Skip to content