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.

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Gender
  • Health
  • Emerging diseases
  • COVID-19
  • Social development and protection
  • Social protection - labor and employment
Pages
  • 16
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • BRF200317-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9262-469-9 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-470-5 (electronic)
ISSN
  • 2071-7202 (print)
  • 2218-2675 (electronic)

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