COVID-19

Mary Freer, Roger Harris and Jane Sloane digging deep into the issues of gender equality during the current pandemic. At least 70% of those in the front line as health and community workers are women- and so they have a higher exposure to the virus. But often policies are designed by men, with no diverse representation of women, highlighting the issues of social inclusion.

One thing is certain, when women contribute to strategies, we save lives.

 

Resources:

The Invisible Women book

The Gender Lab Boys Program

 

 

Jane Sloane

Director, Women’s Empowerment Program, The Asia Foundation. Writer and activist for women’s and girls’ human rights + grass roots action for change.

@janeintheworld    

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