As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the global economy and society, it becomes more evident that the pandemic is affecting women and men differently and that gender-balanced responses are necessary. Governments and humanitarian organisations have come together in creating strategies for responding to the challenges arising from the pandemic, including the gendered impacts that pose as a threat to the safety, welfare and economic standing of women worldwide. In more ways than one, the COVID-19 pandemic stands in the way of Women’s Economic Empowerment.
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Leading the conversation on gender equality in the time of COVID-19
This report uncovers the characteristics of organisations that are making tangible progress on gender equality and steps employers can take to do the same. It examines how women in Australia stand out from their global counterparts on key themes.
The State of Economic Inclusion (SEI) Report 2021 provides a global assessment on the state of inclusion programs that reach the extreme poor and vulnerable. Drawing on the experiences from over 75 countries, the report considers the feasibility of bringing economic inclusion and graduation programs to scale.
The Global Wage Report 2020-21, the flagship report of the International Labour Organization (ILO), examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. The 2020-21 edition analyses the relationship of minimum wages and inequality, as well as the wage impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.