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Access to Resources Labour/Roles Norms/Beliefs Power Institutions/ Laws
Risk Women are more susceptible to infection than men among second-generation cases in family cluster
Illness/ Treatment Beijing residents of "medium- or high-risk" areas of infection are completely banned from leaving.
Health Systems/ Services National comittee of Communist Part of China urge government to include reproductive health expenses under national health insurance
Social Impacts
Economic Impacts
Security Impacts Police issued 2,004 Personal Safety Protection Orders (prevention of violence response orders) during COVID-19 Introduction of Mandatory Reporting System on Violence against a Minor (Child) (Trial) 

Gender Working Group

We meet online on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss key issues, activities, opportunities, and ideas for collaboration. We have a long and growing list of resources on gender and COVID-19.

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Gender Working Group

We meet online on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss key issues, activities, opportunities, and ideas for collaboration. We have a long and growing list of resources on gender and COVID-19.

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Risk & Access to Resources (China)

Examples of how access to resources affects risk of COVID-19 infection

Risk & Labour/Roles (China)

Examples of how formal and informal gender roles increase risk of infection

Risk & Norms/Beliefs (China)

Examples of gendered understandings of vulnerability and risk

Risk & Power/Decision-making (China)

Examples of who has ability to protect themselves, move freely to avoid infection, etc. and who does not

Risk & Institutions/Laws (China)

Examples of policies and laws that might increase vulnerability/risk of specific genders or groups

Illness & Access to Resources (China)

Examples of how access to resources affect experiances of illness/treatment

Illness & Labour/Roles (China)

Examples of who cares for ill and how labour effects experiances of illness

Illness & Norms / Beliefs (China)

Examples of stigma associated with infection and differences associate with perceptions of illness

Illness & Power/Decision-making (China)

Examples of who has ability to make decisions about treatment and care

Illness & Institutions/Laws (China)

Examples of policies and laws that might affect health outcomes of specific genders or groups

Health Systems & Access to Resources (China)

Examples of how access to COVID related and other health serivces has changed and is structured

Health Sytems & Labour/Roles (China)

Examples of impacts on healthcare workers; how gendered roles (formal and informal) affected experiances of health systems & services

Health Systems & Norms/Beliefs (China)

Examples of how prioritization of health services affected different groups and of attitudes towards different genders and groups by health workforce

Health Systems & Power/Decision-making (China)

Examples of who makes decisions and has power within health systems and about services

Health Systems & Institutions/Laws (China)

Examples of policies and laws that affect both COVID related healthcare and other healthcare system functions

Social Impacts & Access to Resources (China)

Examples of how changes in access to social programs and social response programs affect people differently

Social Impacts & Labour/Roles (China)

Examples of impacts on social roles of and social costs born by different genders and groups

Social Impacts & Norms/Beliefs (China)

Examples of sexist, racist, etc. attitudes and the impacts of different social groups

Social Impacts & Power/Decision-making (China)

Examples of who is deciding social priorities and how social autonomy is affected by outbreak and response

Social Impacts & Institutions/Laws (China)

Examples of policies and laws that determine access to education or social supports, and that do or do not address discrimination

Economic Impacts & Access to Resources (China)

Examples of who has access to employment, income support, internet to work from home, etc. and who doesn't

Economic Impacts & Labour/Roles (China)

Examples of different economic impacts on gender dominated industries and on care roles

Economic Impacts & Norms/Beliefs (China)

Examples of expectations around who gives up paid employment and what industries are most important

Economic Impacts & Power/Decision-making (China)

Examples of who decides how resources are used, who has financial influence and who doesn't and why, as well as incidents of economic discrimination/disempowerment

Economic Impacts & Institutions/Laws (China)

Examples of policies and laws that determine access to economic supports and resoruces

Security Impacts & Labour/Roles (China)

Examples of incidents of violence and/or discrimination towards care providers/workers; role of security sector in response

Security Impacts & Norms/Beliefs (China)

Examples of who is viewed as a threat to security and who is viewed as victims of insecurity during crisis

Security Impacts & Power/Decision-making (China)

Examples of insecurity exacerbated by power relationships / disempowerment

Security Impacts & Institutions/Laws (China)

Examples of policies, laws and institutions related to protecting specific populations, addressing violence and hate etc.