The Impact of the COVID-19 Emergency on Girls and Young Women in India.

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Global Glow.

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2021

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Gender and Pandemics

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English

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Global Glow. (2021). The Impact of the COVID-19 Emergency on Girls and Young Women in India.

Focusing on the case of India, this blog addresses the gendered impacts and inequalities of access to education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discussing their collaboration with Lucknow, Global G.L.O.W., are working with girls from resource-poor backgrounds who have been unable to continue with their education due to an increased burden of household responsibilities and financial pressures. Also recognising the gendered impacts of online learning, the blog argues for the inclusion of gender to be incorporated into school structures with regards to accessing technology.