Gender dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Author:

De Paz, C., Muller, M., Munoz Boudet, A.M. and Gaddis, I.,

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Date:

2020

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Theme:

Gender and Pandemics

Language:

English

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Full Harvard Reference:

De Paz, C., Muller, M., Munoz Boudet, A.M. and Gaddis, I., (2020). Gender dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic. pp. 1-29.

This note focuses on the experiences of women and girls during the COVID-19 pandemic and draws on previous pandemics to illustrate the role of women and girls as active agents of change in pandemic responses. Based on the existing evidence and emerging trends the note summarizes key gender differentiated transmission channels and impacts on outcomes across the three areas of endowments, economic conditions, and agency.