Women and COVID-19

April 23, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Women

UN – Policy Brief

Checklist for COVID-19 response by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér
COVID-19: Women front and centre

(Facebook) COVID-19 Outbreak: Emerging Issues for Women and Girls and Gender- Sensitive Recommendations by UN Women & UNFPA

UN Women

GFF leaders warn of emerging secondary global health crisis from disruptions in primary health care due to COVID-19

Press Release: Global Financing Facility Investors Group

How Will COVID-19 Affect Women and Girls in Low- and Middle-Income Countries?

Centre for Global Development

Effective coverage measurement in maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition: progress, future prospects, and implications for quality health systems

The Lancet

Coronavirus: Five ways virus upheaval is hitting women in Asia

BBC News

Why Women May Face a Greater Risk of Catching Coronavirus

New York Times

The coronavirus fallout may be worse for women than men. Here’s why

World Economic Forum

Why the Coronavirus Outbreak Could Hit Women Hardest


Ideas for a Pro-Poor and Pro-Women Approach to COVID-19

Oxfam Blog Posts

Column: Ease heavy burden of women affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Star Advertiser

Women Are Bearing the Brunt of Coronavirus Disruption

Bloomberg Businessweek 

As pandemic rages, women and girls face intensified risks


Why women will be hardest hit by a coronavirus-driven recession

Fast Company 

Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

Global Citizen 

How COVID-19 Might Change Indian Feminist Narratives For Eternity

Feminism in India

Coronavirus puts women in the frontline

European Institute for Gender Equality

Including Women in COVID-19 Decision-Making

Women leaders are doing a disproportionately great job at handling the pandemic. So why aren’t there more of them?


Operation 50/50: Women’s Perspectives Saves Lives – List of 90+ women experts working in health security

Women in Global Health

 Elevating women in the age of coronavirus


Articulos en Español

COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe: cómo incorporar a las mujeres y la igualdad de género en la gestión de la respuesta a la crisis

Onu Mujeres



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