The Exchange on The Gendered Impact of COVID-19

This list of events are those currently scheduled that are either led by, or include the Independent Panel. The list will be continuously updated with any new events. Further, to read outcomes, including documents resulting from meetings, see the documents archive.

Given COVID-19 restrictions, all events are likely virtual.

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The Exchange on The Gendered Impact of COVID-19

8 March, 2021 @ 11:30 am 12:45 pm

The Independent Panel “Exchange” is a series of town hall style meetings, open to everyone, aimed at hearing from people on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Exchange discussed the impact of COVID-19 on gender imbalances in the management of the pandemic, on gender-based violence, and on women’s economic participation. Co-Chair Helen Clark hosted this Exchange, together with Magda Robalo, Women in Global Health Advisor and High Commissioner for COVID-19 in Guinea Bissau, Anne Ngunjiri, Senior Advisor with LVCT Health Kenya leading the Gender and COVID-19 Project, and Abi Adams- Prassl Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Oxford.

Dr. Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Women in Global Health, moderated the conversation involving 15 academics, front-line care workers, CSO organizers, domestic workers and LGBTQI+ advocates from around the world.

Watch a recording of this Exchange event.

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