COVID-19: A Gender Lens

Publication Date

Page Number


Link to Report




Key messages on protecting sexual and reproductive health and rights, and promoting gender equality, e.g. pandemics worsen existing inequalities for women and girls. Other key messages: in times of crisis, women and girls may be at higher risk of intimate partner violence; provision of family planning services may be impacted as supply chains undergo stress from pandemic response; provision of mental health services and psychosocial support is a critical part of the response; all health workers must have personal protective equipment, etc.

Share and follow us via:

Recent Articles:

  • A platform for international multisectoral collaboration and exchange launched by UNESCO to protect the right to education. The Coalition was established to meet the urgent and unprecedented need for continuity…

  • Our world is amid multiple crises, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.  This includes a crisis in education and learning, notably at K-12 levels, where many…

  • Introduction While fossil fuels continue to dominate energy production and consumption, the press of climate change has made it abundantly clear that the ecological costs of greenhouse gas emitting power…