Gender & Covid-19

Published on Tuesday 17th August 2021

A global group of researchers, gender practitioners, and advocates from global health, international relations, public policy, development economics, and other disciplines with the shared understanding of the need to better analyze and address the gendered impacts of COVID-19 – inclusive of cis and trans women and men, and gender minorities – and existing inequities in pandemic preparedness and response. This platform aims to advance the application of intersectional gender expertise across global health and all areas of sustainable development; to accelerate progress toward and accountability for gender equality through the production and dissemination of rigorous gender research and evidence-based policy-making; and to bridge the gaps between gender theory, policy, and practice.The Gender and COVID-19 Working Group provide rapid policy guidance and support to those crafting interventions.

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