WOMEN'S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION FOR COVID - 19 RESPONSE

Over the years, the East and Southern Africa region has been prone to shocks of conflict, natural disasters and climate change heavily impacting populations most at risk. Since its outbreak on 31 December 2019, Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) has infected hundreds of thousands of people across the world having devastated effects on individuals and communities. This guidance note is therefore proposing gender responsive and strategic interventions for multi and country offices in the areas of women’s participation in leadership and governance.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa

Subject area(s): COVID-19

UN Women office involved in publication: East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 14