COVID-19 and women’s rights organizations: Bridging response gaps and demanding a more just future
Authors/editor(s): Victoria Díaz-García, Giorgina Piperone, Constanza Tabbush, and Loui Williams
This brief provides evidence of the different ways in which women’s rights organizations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the predicament that many of them face of increased relevance and demand at the same time as civic closure, restrictive work conditions, and diminishing funding.
By showcasing the critical roles these organizations are playing in the context of the pandemic as essential service providers, advocates, and watchdogs, this brief also identifies a set of recommendations to strengthen them in the immediate term and pave the way for a more equal post-COVID future.
Resource type: Briefs
Series: UN Women policy brief series
UN Women office involved in publication: Headquarters Offices
Publication year: 2021
Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)