Gender, care and labour



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Fabrizio, S., Malta, V. & Tavares, M. (2020, July 1). Why COVID-19 is a backwards step for gender equality – and what to do about it. World Economic Forum. Retrieved from:

Hasselaar, E. & Saldarriaga Jiménez, A. (2020, July 22). The COVID-19 crisis disproportionately affects women – here’s how Latin America is addressing it. World Economic Forum. Retrieved from:

International Labour Organization (ILO). (2020). Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the garment sector. Retrieved from:—asia/—ro-bangkok/—sro-bangkok/documents/publication/wcms_760374.pdf

Landivar, L., Ruppanner, L., Scarborough, W., & Collins, C. (2020). Early Signs Indicate That COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Gender Inequality in the Labor Force. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, 6, 1-3. . Retrieved from:

Masterson, V. (2020, October 20). Why COVID-19 could force millions of women to quit work – and how to support them. World Economic Forum. Retrieved from:

Matlali, L. (2021, May 28). Women are essential to the economy – so let’s treat them that way. World Economic Forum. Retrieved from:

McLaughlin, M. (2020, June 1). We Must Protect Girls And Women From the Lasting Economic Impacts of Covid-19. Plan International. Retrieved from:

Power, K. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the care burden of women and families. Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy, 16: 1, 67-73, Retrieved from:

UN Women. (2021). COVID-19 and fiscal policy: Applying gender-responsive budgeting in support and recovery. Retrieved from:

UN Women. (2020). COVID-19 and the care economy: Immediate action and structural transformation for a gender-responsive recovery. Retrieved from:

UN Women and UN ESCWA. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality in the Arab Region. Retrieved from:

World Economic Forum. (2021, March 31). Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Economic Gender Gaps. In Global Gender Gap Report 2021 (pp. 43- 58). Retrieved from:


Blaskó, Z., Papadimitriou, E., & Manca, A.R. (2020). How will the COVID-19 crisis affect existing gender divides in Europe?, EUR 30181 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, doi:10.2760/37511. Retrieved from:

Boca, D., Oggero, N., Profeta, P., & Rossi, M. (2020). Women’s Work, Housework and Childcare, before and during COVID-19. IZA Institute of Labor Economics. Retrieved from: