Coronavirus (954) COVID-19: A gender-based analysis

28 August, 2020

Hi Colleagues,

Here is the link to my latest Op-Ed entitled "COVID-19: A gender-based analysis".

It analyzes the effects of COVID-19 crisis through a gender lens. It discusses how the COVID-19 lockdown has inequitably is affecting the women due to the pre-existing gender inequalities, which are exacerbating many gender-based disparities. Moreover, it analyses women's access to essential health services, economic well-being, gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health services amid the COVID-19 crisis. It concludes that Covid-19 actors should take a gender lens into account within their programme planning and implementation. Furthermore, measures to address gender-based violence and child protection also need to be integrated with the outbreak response to COVID-19.

Best Regards,

*Ateeb Ahmad Parray*



James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

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HIFA profile: Ateeb Ahmad Parray is a Fellow at the BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health in Bangladesh and has a professional interest in health policy and systems research, qualitative research, gender and intersectionality, women empowerment etc. Email address: ahmad.ateeb101 AT