Rapid Gender Impact Assessments of COVID-19. A guide to integrate gender into socio-economic impact assessments of COVID-19

Gender in COVID19 Socioeconomic Response

As countries move to assess the impact that COVID 19 will have in West and Central Africa, it is important to recognize the different ways in which the crisis will impact men and women, and to identify the specific mechanisms by which the epidemic will impact women and girls, and particularly those already at risk. This note will help UN Women Country Offices in West and Central Africa, Governments and Development Partners to identify key gender impacts of the crisis to be considered when conducting socio-economic impact assessments of COVID19, in order to develop policy and programmatic actions to mitigate those impacts and to set the foundations of a recovery effort which takes into account women and girls’ needs.

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Subject areas: COVID-19
Resource type(s): Briefs
UN Women office publishing: West and Central Africa Regional Office
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