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The gendered dimensions of COVID-19

The Lancet

2020

Global

Article

Influencing Gender Norms

Gender equality Gender norms Gender roles Unpaid care work Gender stereotypes Gender balance Domestic violence covid-19

The gendered dimensions of COVID-19

The gendered dimensions of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected not only the physical health, but also the well-being and economic resilience, of women. Incidents of domestic violence have increased, not to mention the greater burden of childcare and household work on women who have had to stay home during lockdown. This article briefly discusses the gendered dimensions of COVID-19.

This article was originally published on the Lancet website.

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