UN Women and Rohingya women on the front line of COVID-19 response

Posted on June 3, 2020 at 8:48 pm

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Asia and the Pacific Colorful masks made by the Rohingya women & ...

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Publications Detail Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance for the COVID-19 context

Posted on June 3, 2020 at 7:28 pm

Countries around the world are facing the challenge of increased demand for care of people with COVID-19, compounded by fear, ...

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‘If I don’t have sex I’ll die of hunger’: Covid-19 crisis for Rio’s trans sex workers

Posted on May 21, 2020 at 8:58 am

Brazil is one of the world’s most dangerous countries for transgender people. For trans sex workers, the pandemic has intensified ...

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Strengthening Feminist Funding During COVID-19 and Beyond

Posted on May 21, 2020 at 8:48 am

Out of necessity, feminist organizations around the world are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. In Lebanon, they are providing emergency services and ...

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COVID-19 at the Intersection of Gender and Disability

Posted on May 21, 2020 at 8:36 am

In March 2020, Women Enabled International (WEI) identified a gap in initial global responses to COVID-19: many actors were discussing ...

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Feminist Response to COVID-19

Posted on May 20, 2020 at 2:13 pm

A new website, called “Feminist Response to COVID-19” has been launched by a collective of feminist organizations and activists, working ...

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COVID-19 and specific impact on LGBTI people

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

COVID-19 and specific impact on LGBTI people and what authorities should be doing to mitigate impact COVID-19 is generating complex ...

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Diplomatic Statement: Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Promoting Gender-responsiveness in the COVID-19 crisis

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 10:04 am

We, the Ministers of South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, ...

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Abortion in the context of COVID-19: a human rights imperative

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:07 am

Introduction Past global health emergencies show that access to safe abortion can be negatively impacted during crises.1 While states’ COVID-19 responses ...

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Technical Note on COVID-19 and Harmful Practices

Posted on May 1, 2020 at 2:03 pm

Introduction COVID-19 has upended the lives of children and families across the globe and is impacting efforts to end child ...

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