Women in Governance

 

International:

Aldrich, A., & Lotito, N. (2020). Pandemic Performance: Women Leaders in the COVID-19 Crisis. Politics & Gender, 16(4), 960-967. doi:10.1017/S1743923X20000549. Retrieved from: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/politics-and-gender/article/pandemic-performance-women-leaders-in-the-covid19-crisis/579B3EA9BE0CD8215EE2E74257252FED?fbclid=IwAR11y_5J5gMw9DvIIK5uXMCkEsZemZV73eEOl2UIvtpibrfPY_VW02QvDng

Algayerova, O. (2021, March 8). Stepping up for women leaders will benefit us all in the pandemic recovery. United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Retrieved from: https://unece.org/circular-economy/news/stepping-women-leaders-will-benefit-us-all-pandemic-recovery?fbclid=IwAR2Y18hibcvrbbioDhfmQ5U-pzcf-E5CUspO-fvxR7C1tKN_SpOoYwOl-Yo

Araya, I. A. (2020). World Leaders and COVID-19: Women, Populists, and Political Families Reacted Faster. SSRN. Retrieved from: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3728270

Bell, D. (2020, August 21). Why female leaders are faring better than ‘wartime presidents’ against COVID-19. FORTUNE. Retrieved from: https://fortune.com/2020/08/20/women-female-leaders-vs-wartime-president-trump-jacinda-ardern-angela-merkel-covid-19-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR3hpeBhVoDBL6623n53LvWwGFCYQ4AGg8PyMCvNOf3_GJ1l1BjGABJBwQA

Bellace, J., Low, C., & Rothbard, N. (2021, May 30). Has the Pandemic Set Female Leadership Back?. KNOWLEDGE@WHARTON. Retrieved from: https://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/pandemic-set-female-leadership-back/

Brandazza, D., Amiot, M., Darden, K., Watson, W. & Morin, G. (2021, May 25). Leadership In Turbulent Times: Women CEOs During COVID-19. S &P Global. Retrieved from: https://www.spglobal.com/_assets/documents/ratings/research/100106597.pdf

Burni, A.,& Domgörgen, F. (2021). Why female leaders stand out on their political communication during the pandemic. German Development Institute. Retrieved from: https://www.die-gdi.de/en/the-current-column/article/why-female-leaders-stand-out-on-their-political-communication-during-the-pandemic/

Champoux-Paillé, L., & Croteau, A.M. (2020, May 13). Why women leaders are excelling during the coronavirus pandemic. The Conversation. Retrieved from: https://theconversation.com/why-women-leaders-are-excelling-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic-138098

Ćirić, J. Iceland’s Coronavirus Testing Could Help Global Pandemic Response. ICELAND REVIEW. Retrieved from: https://www.icelandreview.com/sci-tech/icelands-coronavirus-testing-global-pandemic-response/

Coscieme, L., Fioramonti, L., Mortensen, L., Pickett, K., Lovins, L. H., McGlade, J., Ragnarsdottir, K., et all. (2020). Women in power: Female leadership and public health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. MedRxiv. 10.1101/2020.07.13.20152397. Retrieved from: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.13.20152397v2.full.pdf

Cullen, P., & Murphy, M. (2020). Responses to the COVID-19 crisis in Ireland: From feminized to feminist. Gender, Work & Organization, 28(2),348- 365. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12596. Retrieved from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/gwao.12596

Cuthbertson, A. (2020, July 25). Coronavirus tracked: How women leaders outperform men during pandemic. Independent. Retrieved from: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/coronavirus-cases-women-men-leaders-countries-data-a9635396.html?fbclid=IwAR1ow256nHr1mlX0SqpWYoBB-M_ndWea72yCmH9rnVPxJTvleY1yCQVFuxM

Cutruzzula, K. (2020, September 24). 6 things we can learn from how women leaders have handled the pandemic. TED Conferences. Retrieved from: https://ideas.ted.com/6-things-we-can-learn-from-how-women-leaders-have-handled-the-pandemic/

Dudman, J. (2020, December 16). Female leaders make a real difference. Covid may be the proof. The Guardian. Retrieved from: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/dec/16/female-leaders-make-a-real-difference-covid-may-be-the-proof

Ellis, A. (2020, November 25). “Building Forward Better” – Why Women’s Leadership Matters. Global Governance Forum. Retrieved from: https://globalgovernanceforum.org/building-forward-better-why-womens-leadership-matters-during-covid-19-beyond/

Fuhrman, S. & Rhodes F. (2020). WHERE ARE THE WOMEN? The Conspicuous Absence of Women in COVID-19 Response Teams and Plans, and Why We Need Them.  CARE International. Retrieved from: https://www.care-international.org/files/files/CARE_COVID-19-womens-leadership-report_June-2020.pdf

Garikipati, S. & Kambhampati, U. (2020, June 21). Women leaders are better at fighting the pandemic. VoxEU & CEPR. Retrieved from: https://voxeu.org/article/women-leaders-are-better-fighting-pandemic

Garikipati, S. & Kambhampati, U. (2020). Leading the Fight Against the Pandemic: Does Gender ‘Really’ Matter?. Feminist Economics, 27:1-2, 401-418, DOI: 10.1080/13545701.2021.1874614. Retrieved from: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13545701.2021.1874614?needAccess=true 

Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). (2021, February 22). Women in senior leadership positions pass critical 30% mark despite global pandemic. Retrieved from: https://www.grantthornton.global/en/press/press-releases-2021/Women-in-senior-leadership-positions-pass-critical-mark-despite-global-pandemic/

Hanifah, L. (2021). Challenging Underrepresentation of Women Leadership in Global South during COVID-19. Global South Review. Retrieved from: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/dbfe/498ad3e5769194718b92ed0778def90e3a68.pdf

Harik, H. (2021, March 5). Are women leaders a better fit for the COVID-19 response?. R&E Search for Evidence. Retrieved from: https://researchforevidence.fhi360.org/are-women-leaders-a-better-fit-for-the-covid-19-response

Helmich, D., & Post, E. (2021, May 27). Success of Women Leadership during COVID-19: At Risk of Essentialising “The Feminine”?. Utrecht University. Retrieved from: https://www.uu.nl/en/news/success-of-women-leadership-during-covid-19-at-risk-of-essentialising-the-feminine

Horsford S. & Jerlström, M. (2020, May 12). COVID-19: Women’s Leadership Sets the Example. Retrieved from: https://www.wilpf.org/covid-19-womens-leadership-sets-the-example/

Lewis, H. (2020, May 6). The Pandemic Has Revealed the Weakness of Strongmen. The Atlantic. Retrieved from: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/05/new-zealand-germany-women-leadership-strongmen-coronavirus/611161/

Liji, Τ. (2020, July 17). COVID-19 outcomes better in countries with female leaders. News-Medical. Retrieved from: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20200717/COVID-19-outcomes-better-in-countries-with-female-leaders.aspx?fbclid=IwAR36Ne8ODw0zyz3GxNDH7jr2nW3ceO-RfrpGXyVAmE0zwMsCzLX8twj7who

Mackenzie, J. (2021, March 23). How Iceland clamped down to conquer coronavirus. BBC NEWS. Retrieved from: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56412790  

Masterson, V. (2020, November 3). The state of women’s leadership in 5 statistics. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM. Retrieved from: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/11/un-women-2020-gender-equality/

Mayer, C.H., & May, M.S. (2021). Women Leaders Transcending the Demands of Covid-19: A Positive Psychology 2.0 Perspective. Frontiers in Psychology. Retrieved from: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.647658/full  

McLean, V. (2020, May 12). Coronavirus is showing yet again why the world needs more strong female decision-makers. Euronews. Retrieved from: https://www.euronews.com/2020/05/12/coronavirus-showing-yet-again-why-the-world-needs-more-strong-female-decision-makers-view

Meagher, K., Singh, N.S., & Patel, P. (2020). The role of gender inclusive leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic to support vulnerable populations in conflict settings. BMJ Global Health, 5(9). doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2020-003760. Retrieved from: https://gh.bmj.com/content/bmjgh/5/9/e003760.full.pdf   

Morfoot, A. (2021, July 1). Study Finds Pandemic Presented Women With New Challenges and Opportunities. Variety. Retrieved from: https://variety.com/2021/biz/news/kpmg-study-pandemic-women-challenges-opportunities-1235007947/

North, A. (2020, May 21). Are women leaders better at fighting coronavirus? It’s complicated. Vox Media. Retrieved from: https://www.vox.com/2020/5/21/21263766/coronavirus-women-leaders-germany-new-zealand-taiwan-merkel?fbclid=IwAR1_Uw-Chkj4NnPKlZHv5RWT0czmkmWyCVEh7S_vHEqZmdhLhOgqTLPKoCE

Orme, G. (2021, August 4). Women Leaders Have Shone During The Pandemic: Men, Take Note. Forbes. Retrieved from: https://www.forbes.com/sites/gregorme/2021/08/04/women-leaders-have-shone-during-the-pandemicambitious-men-should-take-note/?sh=e67a3a451c60

Sergent, K., & Stajkovic, A. D. (2020). Women’s leadership is associated with fewer deaths during the COVID-19 crisis: Quantitative and qualitative analyses of United States Governors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(8), 771–783. https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000577. Retrieved from: https://content.apa.org/fulltext/2020-47004-001.pdf

UN DESA Statistics Division. (2020, August 30). Women in managerial positions. Retrieved from: https://worlds-women-2020-data-undesa.hub.arcgis.com/apps/women-in-managerial-positions-1/explore

UN Development Programme. (2021, March 8). Betting on women’s leadership as we recover from COVID-19. Retrieved from: https://www.undp.org/blogs/betting-womens-leadership-we-recover-covid-19 

UN Development Programme (2021, June 8). Women shine as leaders, yet their absence at top levels of public service threatens pandemic recovery. Retrieved from: https://www.undp.org/press-releases/women-shine-leaders-yet-their-absence-top-levels-public-service-threatens-pandemic

UN Environment Programme. (2021, March 8). Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world. Retrieved from: https://www.unep.org/unepmap/news/news/women-leadership-covid-19-IWD-2021

UN WOMEN. (2020). COVID-19 and women’s leadership: From an effective response to building back better. Retrieved from: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/policy-brief-covid-19-and-womens-leadership-en.pdf?la=en&vs=409

UN WOMEN. (2021, January 15). Facts and figures: Women’s leadership and political participation. Retrieved from: https://www.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/leadership-and-political-participation/facts-and-figures

UN WOMEN. (2020). Women, Peace & Security | Women in decision-making: COVID-19 and beyond. Retrieved from: https://asiapacific.unwomen.org/-/media/field%20office%20eseasia/docs/publications/2020/10/ap-wps-women-in-decision-making-during-and-post-covid-9-oct.pdf?la=en&vs=955

UN WOMEN. (2020, June 16). Take Five: “Women leaders around the world have demonstrated successful management of the pandemic”. Retrieved from: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/6/take-five-vjosa-osmani

UN WOMEN. (2020, September 21). Women’s leadership and decision-making has never been more urgent, say women leaders from across the world. Retrieved from: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/9/news-coverage-womens-leadership-and-decision-making

UN WOMEN. (2021, April 28). Take five: Young women leaders in Malawi are ready to build back better from COVID-19. Retrieved from: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2021/4/take-five-young-women-in-malawi-are-ready-to-build-back-better

United Nations. (2021, 8 March). Women’s Leadership, Equal Participation Key for Positive Change, Secretary-General Says in Observance Message, Stressing COVID-19 Forcing Reckoning with Gender Discrimination. Retrieved from: https://www.un.org/press/en/2021/sgsm20615.doc.htm

Van Daalen, K.R., Bajnoczki, C., Chowdhury, et al. (2020). Symptoms of a broken system: the gender gaps in COVID-19 decision making. BMJ Global Health 5:e003549. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003549. Retrieved from: https://gh.bmj.com/content/bmjgh/5/10/e003549.full.pdf

Vinopal, C. (2021, April 6). What we’ve learned about leadership from the COVID-19 pandemic. PBS NEWS HOUR. Retrieved from: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/what-weve-learned-about-leadership-from-the-covid-19-pandemic?fbclid=IwAR1jf8nG67GcB8C-xnRp4ys_EsMeNthSSDNb7Lp2w37Dhliw4d3nCCeQt4w

WHO. (2021 March 4). Inspiring change: women’s leadership in health care is vital during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. ReliefWeb. Retrieved from: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/inspiring-change-women-s-leadership-health-care-vital-during-covid-19-pandemic-and?fbclid=IwAR0NFKwJS0ZEzKlw5IcuFVvrHqrEk14S_34sGFOIsmwViff5y7lkqvEuET8

Windsor LC, Yannitell Reinhardt G, Windsor AJ, Ostergard R, Allen S, Burns C, Giger, J. & Wood, R. (2020) Gender in the time of COVID-19: Evaluating national leadership and COVID-19 fatalities. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0244531. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244531. Retrieved from: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0244531

Women’s Leadership is key to effective Covid-19 response in Timor-Leste. (2020). International Women’s Development Agency.  Retrieved from: https://iwda.org.au/assets/files/Timor-Brief-Tetum-FINAL-English-1.pdf

World Economic Forum. (2021, March 31). Pandemic Pushes Back Gender Parity by a Generation, Report Finds. In Global Gender Gap Report 2021. Retrieved from: https://www.weforum.org/press/2021/03/pandemic-pushes-back-gender-parity-by-a-generation-report-finds/?fbclid=IwAR0LuhqV9nhhmlWcF7tr-ONZzb5fB3o20cR15rQ3_HZ8fQUCHafDnzurEm8

Zenger, J., & Folkman, J. (2021, September 17). Research: Women Are Better Leaders During a Crisis. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2020/12/research-women-are-better-leaders-during-a-crisis?fbclid=IwAR13m_h88NTMYg–jp_ltKM05cOgHWfUbMcykReKSDPk2fyVrp3t2Pova28

European:

European Institute for Gender Equality (2020, March 25). Coronavirus puts women in the frontline. Retrieved from: https://eige.europa.eu/news/coronavirus-puts-women-frontline