WRD Knowledge Hub : COVID-19 related key resources


This page is dedicated to exploring COVID-19's impact on women and gender equality.


This paper examines the extent to which social protection responses to the crisis have recognised and addressed the gendered impacts of the crisis. The impacts of the Covid-19 crisis have exacerbated gender inequalities. The rapid onset of the crisis in

Overseas Development Institute

The Gender Equality Working group of the SDG3 Global Action Plan on Healthy Living and Well-being, along with the Gender and Health Hub at UNU-IIGH presents a guidance note and checklist of key actions for countries to prioritise that align with the core

SDG3 Global Action Plan For Healthy Lives and Well-Being : Gender Equality Working Group

This Handbook highlights the importance of localization of the SDGs especially regarding gender equality, helps assess the impact of COVID-19 on women’s economic security and recovery, and offers tools to develop feasible solutions at the local level for

United Cities and Local Governments United Nations Development Programme
This gender-blind approach means that other aspects that threaten women and girls’ safety and health, such as gender-based violence, can be overlooked.
Conversation Media Group, the
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As the world marks one year of the pandemic, women, on average, still make up only 24 percent of members among 225 COVID-19 task forces examined across 137 countries.
United Nations Development Programme
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For IWD 2021 the World Bank is sitting down with women leaders across East Asia and the Pacific who are working towards a more equal future in a COVID-19 world.
World Bank, the