Venezuelan children left behind as parents seek work abroad

Jamal El Shayyal - Al Jazeera

The "massive migration" of people from Venezuela "is creating a new crisis, affecting the many children who are being left behind," according to this video from Al Jazeera News. The video tells the story of one woman left to care for her three grandchildren in Venezuela while her daughter, the children's mother, searches for work in another country. The video describes the depression, anxiety, and sense of abandonment that left-behind children are experiencing. The video also highlights the impacts of of the crisis on children's health and education, noting the rise in malnutrition in children which affects their school performance, among other things.