COVID-19 Is No Excuse to Regress on Gender Equality
Publication | November 2020
This brief provides recommendations for gender-responsive policies and sector-specific strategies in the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to help preserve hard-won gains for women.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities of women’s pre-crisis social, economic, and political situations. This brief gives an overview of how COVID-19 affects women’s jobs and incomes, education, health and nutrition, and unpaid care work and suggests how policy makers can respond.