The Report on the UN Women Global Response to COVID-19 covers global, national and regional responses and includes information on social protection, economic protection and responses to protect women against domestic violence.
On a related topic also published this week:
- Protecting Women’s Livelihoods in Times of Pandemic: Temporary Basic Income and the Road to Gender Equality (UNDP)
- The possible impact of the pandemic on a rise in child marriage- UNICEF
- Research from Kings College looks at experiences of furlough during the early months of the pandemic, between April and July 2020. It finds that “In July 2020, 31% of women who had been furloughed at any point during the pandemic had worked zero hours since March, compared with 20% of their male peers.”
- The latest briefing published jointly with UK Women’s Budget Group, Engender and Close the Gap (Scotland), Women Equality Network Wales, and Northern Ireland Women’s Budget Group (NIWBG) found that disabled mothers were three times likely to lose their jobs compared to non-disabled mothers.