Lynda Keeru reports back on the webinar, ‘Women’s experiences of food insecurity and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea’ which shed light on the plight of women in the agricultural sector during the pandemic. In the agricultural sector, women have experienced more discrimination and challenges due to COVID-19 […]
Polyana Valente & Brunah Schall O Vale do Jequitinhonha, está localizado na região nordeste de Minas Gerais e se divide em Baixo, Alto e Médio Jequitinhonha. Devido à negligência dos setores públicos e privados e as condições climáticas desfavoráveis, é conhecido de forma equivocada como Vale da Pobreza. Marcado pela vegetação de cerrado em transição […]
Polyana Valente & Co-Author, Brunah Schall The Jequitinhonha Valley is located in the northeast region of Minas Gerais (Brazilian State) and is divided into Lower, Upper and Middle Jequitinhonha. Due to the neglect of the public and private sectors and the unfavorable weather conditions it is mistakenly known as Poverty Valley. The vegetation there is […]
Lara Quarterman, Nicholas Metheny, Carmen Sant Fruchtman, and Vandana Sharma Thirty years on and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) is as important now as it was in its first year. Starting annually on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and running for sixteen days until […]
Lynda Keeru attended the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) and the School of Public Health at the University of the Western Cape’s webinar on gender and COVID-19 research agenda-setting. She summarizes what was discussed in the webinar. The Hub is keen to develop a shared and prioritized research agenda and framework […]
Women, men and gender minorities are differently impacted by COVID-19. In this blog Lynda Keeru explores measures to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in pandemic responses in Nigeria. She draws on the recent webinar. ‘How has Nigeria responded to the gendered impacts of COVID-19’ which is based on findings of a report covering the […]
Dr. Julia Smith & Alice Murage discuss the experiences of female essential workers and how to better value women’s work and wellbeing. Date and time Thu, December 9, 2021 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT ABOUT THE TALK Women in Canada and around the world have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, as […]
It is with great emotion that we invite everyone to the launch of this collective book that brings together two volumes and has the participation of 74 researchers from different regions of Brazil. Fruit of a partnership between Fiocruz Minas, LABHOI-UFF, Covid Humanidades Network and the Gênero & Covid-19 project. It is the result of the […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to severe food insecurity with impacts on households expected to continue into 2022. Across the Indo-Pacific we need to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic, especially the 2021 Delta wave, affected different communities responsible for food production and market sales. Small scale farming and vendor enterprises, often led by women, are […]
Written By Ingrid Lui and Karen A. Grépin, the University of Hong Kong During the Covid-19 pandemic, foreign domestic workers have been disproportionately affected by the anti-epidemic policies in Hong Kong. This group consists of mostly women from the Philippines, Indonesia, and other South and Southeast Asian countries, and they have faced enormous health, economic, and […]
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