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Pressure to work and care under COVID-19: Social norms in the private sector in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam

September 2020

This Research Note presents a short summary of the impact of COVID-19 measures on the pressure to work and care amongst private sector ...

GENDER EQUALITY MATTERS 2020: Social norms, attitudes and practices of urban millennials in Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam

September 2020

This report summarises key insights and findings across the three countries, relevant to IW’s work around gender norms and associated behaviours.  It ...

Myanmar and COVID-19: Impact on the private sector

August 2020

This report focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on private sector employers and not-for-profit organisations in Myanmar, and employees in a single firm.

Leading to success: The business case for women in business and management in Indonesia

August 2020

This country brief demonstrates the business case for gender diversity in management and workplace gender equality in Indonesia considering the COVID-19 context. The ...

Unlocking the lockdown: The gendered effects of COVID-19 on achieving the SDGS in Asia and the Pacific

August 2020

This report summarises the gendered effects of COVID-19 on achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific, based on ...

Indonesia and COVID-19: Impact on the private sector

August 2020

This report focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on private sector workers and employers in Indonesia.

Vietnam and COVID-19: Impact on the private sector

August 2020

This report focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on private sector workers and employers in Vietnam.

Saving the Philippine startup ecosystem

August 2020

In this podcast, James Lette, Executive Director of Manila Angel Investors Network—a partner of Investing in Women in the Philippines—discusses the ...

Impact of COVID-19 on employees in Vietnam, May 2020

June 2020

This fact sheet provides findings around impacts of COVID-19 on employment, productivity, income, household responsibilities, and mental and physical health in Vietnam.

Impact of COVID-19 on employees in the Philippines, May 2020

June 2020

This fact sheet provides findings around impacts of COVID-19 on employment, productivity, income, household responsibilities, and mental and physical health in the Philippines.

Impact of COVID-19 on employees in Indonesia, May 2020

June 2020

This fact sheet provides findings around impacts of Covid-19 on employment, productivity, income, household responsibilities, and mental and physical health in Indonesia.

CARE Rapid Gender Analysis for COVID-19 VIETNAM

June 2020

CARE in Vietnam has undertaken a Rapid Gender Analysis (RGA) of the impacts of COVID-19. The study was designed to provide information about ...

Unpaid Care Work: Your daily load and why it matters

June 2020

This interactive tool lets users calculate the approximate time they will spend on unpaid care work throughout their lifetime, based on the number ...

COVID-19 and ensuring safe cities and safe public spaces for women and girls

June 2020

This brief highlights emerging trends and implications for women and girls’ safety in cities and public spaces, recognising the continuum of violence against ...

Building bridges, not walking on backs: A feminist economic recovery plan for COVID-19

June 2020

This document represents a living and evolving agenda for a feminist COVID-19 response and recovery and therefore is not exhaustive, definitive or exclusively ...

Guidance note for action: Supporting SMEs to ensure the economic COVID-19 recovery is gender-responsive and inclusive

June 2020

This document illustrates how the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in starting and retaining a business are likely to increase in the wake ...

EMPLOYER-SUPPORTED CHILDCARE: A practical guide for Myanmar businesses

June 2020

This guide provides useful information for employers in Myanmar on childcare support for employees and includes an explanation of why this support is ...

Gender-sensitive private sector response to COVID-19 for accelerated and inclusive economic recovery

May 2020

Companies worldwide have been challenged in ensuring the safety and security of their employees whilst maintaining business continuity. This guidance note can be ...

Report: COVID-19 and Women’s Economic Participation

May 2020

This report provides analysis from a rapid but extensive literature review around the impacts of COVID-19, previous pandemics and recessions on the economic ...

Guidance for action: Addressing the emerging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrant women in Asia and the Pacific for a gender-responsive recovery

May 2020

This paper discusses the impacts of the pandemic on women migrant workers and provides recommendations on how to support governments, donors, civil society ...

Guidance Note for Action: Women as a force for accelerated and inclusive economic recovery post-COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific

May 2020

This brief introduces a strong gender perspective to the COVID-19 crisis and response and provides recommendations on how to apply a gender-responsive approach ...

Interim Key Messages | Flexible funding for humanitarian response and COVID-19

May 2020

This note provides recommendations and key messages reflecting IASC commitments, aligned with Grand Bargain principles  aimed at providing assistance to people in need ...

Interim Technical Note | Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse during COVID-19 response

May 2020

This document provides guidelines for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, which should strengthen existing PSEA commitments ...

Interim Guidance | Gender alert for COVID-19 outbreak

May 2020

This document enumerates gendered impacts of COVID-19 and includes minimum standards for integrating gender equality into preparedness and response planning process, and cluster ...

The Secretary-General’s UN COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

May 2020

This document summarises the scope of the United Nations COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund and governance structure.

Shared responsibility, global solidarity: Responding to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

April 2020

Published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Group, this report describes the speed and scale of COVID-19, the severity of reported cases, and ...

The COVID-19 Outbreak and Gender: Key Advocacy Points from Asia and the Pacific

April 2020

Prepared by the Gender in Humanitarian Action Working Group, this document outlines emerging gender impacts in Asia and the Pacific amidst COVID-19, as ...

COVID-19: Promoting positive gender roles in marketing and advertising

April 2020

Produced by UN Women, this document provides considerations for businesses and companies, to help them create gender-balanced, socially beneficial marketing and promotional materials ...

2X Challenge and Gender Finance Collaborative response to the COVID-19 pandemic

April 2020

The 2X Challenge and GFI encourage their peer DFIs and other investors to implement gender-sensitive responses to COVID-19. This document outlines GFI and ...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality

April 2020

Prepared by the National Bureau of Economic Research, this paper provides insights on how the economic downturn caused by COVID-18 can affect women ...

COVID-19 is not gender neutral

April 2020

Policies and public health efforts are scrambling to catch up with the spread of COVID-19. Hand-washing, social distancing and self-isolation will all contribute ...

Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19

April 2020

The Global Humanitarian Response Plan was produced by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and its humanitarian partners ...

Updated Country Preparedness and Response Status for COVID-19 as of 13 April 2020

April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed nations around the world at risk. All countries are expected to prepare and respond to the crisis in ...

Operational Planning Guidelines to Support Country Planning and Response

April 2020

This is a practical guide for United Nations country teams and partners in developing operational plans to respond to COVID-19 at country level—...

COVID-19 Strategy Update

April 2020

This strategy update captures WHO’s learnings over a period of three months, and is based on the pool of accumulated evidence on ...

Strategic preparedness and response plan for the new coronavirus

April 2020

Prepared by the World Health Organisation, this strategic preparedness and response plan enumerates public health measures that the international community can provide to ...

‘Gender blind’ coronavirus policies could hinder disease fight

April 2020

Analysing the impact of COVID-19 on gender could be key in fighting the disease. Women are on the coronavirus frontlines as healthcare workers, ...

COVID-19 and the world of work: Impact and policy responses

April 2020

This briefing note contains the International Labour Organization’s preliminary assessment of the possible impacts of COVID-19 on the global workforce.  It proposes ...

COVID-19 sex-disaggregated data tracker

April 2020

To understand the role of gender in the COVID-19 pandemic, governments of affected countries must collect and report sex-disaggregated data, such as the ...

The gendered dimensions of COVID-19

April 2020

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 ...

COVID-19: The gendered impacts of the outbreak

April 2020

To fully understand the primary and secondary effects of a health crisis on individuals and communities, it is vital to recognise how such ...

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women

April 2020

This policy brief explores how women and girls’ lives are changing in the face of COVID-19, and enumerates suggested priority measures to accompany ...

UPDATE: Impacts on COVID-19 on Domestic and Family Violence in NSW

April 2020

Women’s Safety NSW conducted a second survey of frontline workers and service providers to gather information on the evolving challenges arising from ...

Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Children Experiencing Domestic and Family Violence and Frontline Domestic and Family Violence Services

April 2020

Women’s Safety NSW conducted a survey of frontline workers, coordinators and service providers to determine how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Domestic ...

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