The impact of COVID-19 on women's and men's lives and livelihoods in Europe and Central Asia: Preliminary results from a Rapid Gender Assessment
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the relatively limited data available, the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, through the Making Every Woman and Girl Count global programme, developed a rapid survey assessment tool to assess the gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the main challenges faced by on women and men lives and livelihoods. More
- Crisis response and recovery (8)
- COVID-19 (7)
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- Gender-responsive budgeting (3)
- Health care services (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- Decision-making (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Social protection (2)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Anti-violence interventions (2)
- Employment (2)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (2)
- Sex-disaggregated data (2)
- Women’s rights (2)
- Gender mainstreaming (2)
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- Leadership and political participation (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Ageing/older people (1)
- Women with disabilities (1)
- Gender, culture and society (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- Rural women (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Women farmers (1)
- Political empowerment (1)
- Financial and economic crisis (1)
- Health (1)
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Friday, September 25, 2020
The Rapid Gender Assessment examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and livelihood of women and men in North Macedonia. It provides insights to the situation at a specific moment in time between the outbreak of COVID-19 and field research conducted between 8 and 20 May. It provides recommendations for policymakers to integrate gender perspectives in policies and measures during the response and recovery phases.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Women in Serbia play a key role in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, including as front-line healthcare workers, carers at home, community leaders and mobilisers. This publication features inspiring stories of 13 extraordinary women working tirelessly at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
The mapping analysis examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and wellbeing of women and men at the local level and identifies immediate interventions by the municipalities to respond to the crisis. Focusing mainly on the perceptions of local gender equality mechanisms, it provides recommendations for supporting the municipalities in identifying gender specific measures and prioritizing allocation of resources in the post-recovery period.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Complementing the Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19, this accompanying gender programme from UN Women seeks to support the whole of the humanitarian system to deliver better for women and girls in the midst of this global pandemic. The programme’s overall objective is to ensure that the most affected and at-risk women and girls play their fullest role in response to COVID-19 and are protected from its impacts.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Women are disproportionately affected by the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey which is deepening the pre-existing gender inequalities. A new study entitled "Rapid gender assessment of COVID-19 implications in Turkey" conducted by UN Women Turkey and financed by Sweden through Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) reveals the different socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on women and men.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
In March 2020, UN Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina conducted a rapid assessment of the status of specialized services provided by eight shelters in the country to find out their immediate needs for sustaining their activities. This infographic is a visual representation of the collected data.
Monday, May 18, 2020
UN Women is advocating for a gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery. This brief provides more information on the impact and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for women and girls and provides suggestions to effectively reflect the gender dynamics in the response and recovery.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The briefing note is prepared for women leaders and politicians to guide them in the planning and implementation of gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.