CARE’s Rapid Gender Analysis gathers together data from its country offices in MENA and beyond to provide a sobering picture of the pandemic’s impact on women and girls.
The COVID-19 global crisis is disproportionately affecting women and girls. This makes it all the more important that women’s voices are equally included in the decision-making spaces and processes where responses are formed.
COVID-19 could push 15.9 million more people in Latin America and the Caribbean intro extreme poverty. Women, girls, and LGBTIQ+ people will be some of the most affected, especially those from at-risk and marginalized groups.
The COVID-19 pandemic in West Africa is currently exacerbating socio-economic issues, with women bearing the largest burden of caring for their families while also seeking to lead communities in prevention and adaptation.
While all crisis-affected settings are associated with an increased risk of GBV, there are unique factors about COVID-19 that make it particularly alarming.
As the fallout from the pandemic deepens, CARE is drawing attention to the short- and longer-term effects of the crisis on women’s economic wellbeing.
Ensuring a Covid-19 local-led and gendered response that meets the needs of all people, including those most left behind.
CARE International identified the need to highlight the gender and intersectional impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
CARE is deeply concerned about the implications that the spread of COVID-19 might have on women and girls in development and humanitarian settings.