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The impact of COVID-19 on women

Organisation: Population Foundation of India Year: 2020

This policy brief explores the differential impact of COVID-19 on women and girls in India. It also offers recommendations for partnerships between governments, civil society organisations and the private sector to ensure that women and girls remain central to COVID-19 response planning and recovery efforts. It covers the issues of violence against women and girls, economic impacts, mental health and access to sexual and reproductive health services, and shows how the effects of COVID-19 are exacerbated for women and girls across every sphere.

TAGS: Fact sheet and brief South Asia Health Human rights and justice Violence against girls