Coronavirus: BAME children’s experiences of lockdown

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has published a report looking at the systematic disadvantages faced by Black, Asian and Minority ethnic (BAME) children living in Wales during lockdown. Findings from a survey conducted in May 2020 of children and young people in Wales, of whom 1,496 were from a BAME background, include: compared with white Welsh or white British children, BAME children aged between 7 and 11 and BAME young people aged between 12 and 18 were less likely to say they felt safe ‘most of the time’ and more likely to say they were worried about food security for their family.

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