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Pandemic could trigger a ‘baby boom’ as millions of women lose access to contraception and abortion

Close to two million women and girls have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services during the coronavirus pandemic, with experts predicting the disruption could trigger a “baby boom” in parts of the globe.

Why Are More Men Than Women Dying Of COVID-19?
The novel coronavirus seems to be killing more men than women. The trend was first noticed in China, experts say, and the higher COVID-19 death rate for men has…
Does coronavirus affect men more than women?
The absence of data makes it impossible to confirm whether covid-19 affects men more; however, the number of male deaths has been higher

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Does lockdown mean the return of the ‘Trad Wife’?

“From now on”, I declared to the hubby at the end of February, “we’re going 50:50. At home; with the kids; with EVERYTHING that isn’t our own ‘work’. Sound good?”….


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The one place planning a ‘feminist economic recovery’ from Covid-19

Last month, a small collection of islands in Hawaii made history. In a vote at its local government office on a Friday afternoon, Maui County became the first place in the world to explicitly commit to involving and prioritising women and gender equality in its Covid-19 recovery plan.

TV

COVID-19's impact on women's well-being
Dr. Julia Smith from Women’s Health Research Institute explains how COVID-19 impacts women’s mental and emotional health.

Podcasts 

The Bunker: Why Corona is a feminist issue
Coronavirus has put women out of work more frequently than men, led to a spike in domestic violence, pushed women’s healthcare down the list of priorities, and set the scene for a mental health ...
Ep. 51: Governing a Pandemic — IVM Podcasts - Indian Podcasts for you to listen to
Sara Davies joins host Hamsini Hariharan to discuss global health governance in light of the pandemic and the future of the World Health Organisation. For questions or comments, reach out to the host ...
Public Health On Call: 032 - Are Men More Susceptible to COVID-19?
Globally, more men are dying from COVID-19 than women. But is this due to sex (biological differences), gender (social and contextual differences), or something else entirely? Stephanie Desmon talks ...
Next Up podcast: COVID’s gender gap
In this inaugural episode of Modern Healthcare's new podcast, Dr. Rosemary Morgan of John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about the big and small ways the COVID-19 pandemic is ...
Dr. Rosemary Morgan: Gender norms, ill-fitting face masks, and making a difference (one cat at a ...
Dr. Rosemary Morgan is an Assistant Scientist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of International Health, with a joint position in the School of Nursing. She has ...
Podcast COVID19 with HKU | EP2: Coronavirus: Men vs Women with Dr Karen Grépin - Fight Covid-19
How are we as a society managing gender differences during this COVID19 crisis? Is the burden of elderly and childcare being shared equally between men and women?

Radio

Social, economic effects of COVID hitting women harder
New research published in Nature indicates the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 falls much harder on women than on men.
International Public Health Crisis Can Compound Gender Inequities
Women make up 70 percent of the global health workforce and just 20 percent of the World Health Organization COVID-19 emergency response committee. We examine the significance of representation in ...

Webinars

Keynote address at the FHI360 Virtual Gender Summit on the gendered impacts of COVID
COVID-19 Through a Sex and Gender Lens: Implications for Women’s Health and Wellbeing
Understanding the Gendered Dimensions of COVID-19
Rosemary Morgan – COVID-19 & the need for gender responsive pandemic preparedness & response plans

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