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Resources on COVID-19

Articles and Blogs

Laying bare the social and economic fault lines: India’s COVID-19 experience,East Asia Forum.

Reset rural job policies, recognise women’s work; The Hindu

A Gender-responsive Policy and Fiscal Response to the Pandemic, Economic & Political Weekly

Women’s Employment Amid a Pandemic: What are we Missing? NewsClick

How COVID-19 is amplifying gender inequality in India, The Indian Express

Lack of social security for women in informal economy needs to be addressed, The Indian Express

Women: The invisible face of hunger, Hindustan Times

What the COVID-19 pandemic tells us about gender equality, World Economic Forum

The real reason why countries with women leaders are handling Covid crisis better, The Print

Why Covid-19 is different for men and women, BBC

Put women and girls at the centre of efforts to recover from COVID-19“,

Covid-19: How India can ensure that women in the informal sector get the protection they deserve, Scroll

Why the economic devastation caused by Covid will hit women workers hardest, Business Line

India’s COVID–19 Gender Blind Spot, The Diplomat

Covid-19: Why are Women More Vulnerable To Mental Health Issues? Feminism in India

COVID-19 and the impact on women, IGC Blogs

COVID-19 could lead to millions of unintended pregnancies, new UN-backed data reveals, UN News

COVID-19 isn’t an excuse to backslide on gender equality, FastCompany

India’s Lockdown Is Blind to the Woes of Its Women

Why Covid-19 is different for men and women, BBC

Why Is COVID-19 Striking Men Harder Than Women?, Time

#MeToo in the age of coronavirus, Mint

Gender implications of Covid-19, Development and Cooperation

COVID-19 and lockdowns: Are women more affected?, UNU Wider/Blog

Protecting women is missing from pandemic management measures in India, Quartz India

Breakingviews – Guest view: Can we achieve gender equality? Reuters

COVID the gendered impacts of the outbreak, The Lancet

Violence against women and girls: the shadow pandemic, UN Women

Women and COVID-19: Five things governments can do now, UN Women

Gender Equality: Why it Matters, Especially in a time of crisis, The World Bank

The blindspot in our response to COVID-19, IDR

Why we need women’s leadership in the COVID-19 response, World Economic Forum

The coronavirus fallout may be worse for women than men. Here’s why, World Economic Forum

A Gender lens on COVID-19: Pandemics and violence against women and children, Center for Global Development

Playing the long game: How a gender lens can mitigate harm caused by pandemics, Center for Global Development

How will COVID-19 affect women and girls in low- and middle-income countries? Center for Global Development

Gender and the Coronavirus Outbreak, Think Global Health

The Coronavirus Is a Disaster for Feminism: Pandemics affect men and women differently, The Atlantic

Why gender matters in the impact and recovery from Covid-19, The Interpreter published by Lowy Institute

COVID-19 is not gender neutral, Broadagenda Blog

Briefing: Covid-19 – Gender and other Equality Issues, Women’s Budget Group

Coronavirus: A Look at Gender Differences in Awareness and Actions, KFF

COVID-19: Can A Health Crisis Become A Breeding Site For Gender Inequality?

A gender perspective: COVID and Public spaces, Linkedin

Gender “Could be Coronavirus Key”, Inter Press Service

Gender blind’ coronavirus policies could hinder disease fight , Scidev

COVID-19 crisis response must address gender faultlines, Behind the numbers

UN Chief seeks gender responsive strategies on Covid-19, Daily Nation

In Focus: Gender equality matters in COVID-19 response, UN Women

COVID-19: Women front and centre, UN Women

Women and COVID-19: Five things governments can do now, UN Women

Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response, UN Women

Pandemics Are Not Gender-Neutral, Gender Analysis Can Improve Response To Disease Outbreaks, UNIDIR

Coronavirus: Five ways virus upheaval is hitting women in Asia, BBC

Why Women May Face a Greater Risk of Catching Coronavirus, New York Times

Why the Coronavirus Outbreak Could Hit Women Hardest, TIME

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

Women Are Bearing the Brunt of Coronavirus Disruption, Bloomberg Businessweek

As pandemic rages, women and girls face intensified risks, UNFPA

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

Coronavirus puts women in the frontline, European Institute of Gender Equality

How Will COVID-19 Affect Women and Girls in Low- and Middle-Income Countries?, Center for Global Development

Elevating women in the age of coronavirus, Apolitical

From nannies to helpers, coronavirus spotlights Asia women’s job insecurity, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Gender economist Katica Roy: If we don’t act fast, women will bear the brunt of the financial crisis caused by coronavirus, NBC News

Women’s domestic burden just got heavier with the coronavirus, The Guardian

COVID-19 demands that we pay attention to who does the care work – and how we support them, Promundo Global

COVID-19 self-isolation a good time for couples to fix housework gender divide, experts say, ABC News

PES Women: Women are on the front line of the corona-crisis, yet gender-issues are being ignored, PES

Needs of female medical workers overlooked in coronavirus fights, advocates say, Inkstonenews

The COVID-19 Outbreak: Potential Fallout for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Guttmacher

The babies keep coming”: What the coronavirus pandemic means for people giving birth, Vox

COVID-19 and abortion care: why we need remote access to reproductive health services, International Women’s Health Coalition

In the race for coronavirus vaccines, don’t leave pregnant women behind, STAT Reports

What are the risks of COVID-19 infection in pregnant women? The Lancet

Novel Coronavirus “COVID-19”: Special Considerations for Pregnant Women, KFF

The Anxiety of Being Pregnant During the Coronavirus Pandemic, The Wall Street Journal