COVID-19 Resources

UN Women and IFC

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Bridging the Gap: Emerging Private Sector Response and Recovery Measures for Gender Equality amid COVID-19

As COVID-19 widens global gender gaps, IFC and UN Women have partnered to showcase a growing number of companies and organizations around the world that are taking action to ensure the economic inclusion and social well-being of their employees, customers, and suppliers, as well as local communit

Author: UN Women and International Finance Corporation

Publisher: UN Women and International Finance Corporation

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Language: English
Call to Action for G7 Stakeholders

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Call to Action for G7 Stakeholders

COVID-19 is an opportunity for G7 leaders to take bold, decisive and inclusive action to build a more resilient and more equitable future. It will not be the last pandemic or crisis we face globally, including future climate-related challenges.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Languages: English French
Strengthening Support of Women Entrepreneurs in COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Advocacy Tool

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Strengthening Support of Women Entrepreneurs in COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Advocacy Tool

The WE EMPOWER-G7 Programme – with the support of renowned women’s economic empowerment experts across the G7 and the European Union (EU) – launched the Advocacy Tool “Strengthening Support for Women Entrepreneurs in COVID-19 Response and Recovery” on 9 September 2020.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Languages: English French
COVID-19 WEPs Domestic Violence

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The COVID-19 Shadow Pandemic: Domestic Violence in the World of Work - A Call to Action for the Private Sector

The unprecedented increase in domestic violence since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic marks an urgent call for action for the private sector to leverage their existing resources and influence to keep women safeat home and safe at work.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Languages: English French
Covid19 Nigeria

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The Private Sector's Role in Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Women and Girls in Nigeria

In recent weeks, the Nigerian private sector has assumed a leading role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Language: English
COVID-19 Recovery Asia Pacific IV

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Guidance Note for Action: Addressing the Emerging Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrant Women in Asia and the Pacific for a Gender-Responsive Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affects women migrant workers across Asia and the Pacific, in particular those with irregular migration status.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Language: English
COVID-19 Recovery Asia Pacific III

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Guidance Note for Action: Supporting SMEs to Ensure the Economic COVID-19 Recovery is Gender-Responsive and Inclusive

This Note, the third of a four-part guidance note series related to gender-sensitive COVID-19 response, shows how the barriers women entrepreneurs already face in starting and retaining a business are likely to increase in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Language: English
COVID-19 and WEPs

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COVID-19 and Gender Equality: A Call to Action for the Private Sector

The private sector has a responsibility to use its power, influence and resources to protect the rights and physical and mental well-being of employees, as well as to ensure long-term business recovery efforts restore economic stability. 

Author:WE EMPOWER G7

Publisher:WE EMPOWER G7

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Languages: English French Japanese
COVID-19 Recovery Asia Pacific II

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Guidance Note for Action: Gender-Sensitive Private Sector Response to COVID-19 for Accelerated and Inclusive Economic Recovery

Declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is already having major, differentiated impacts on women.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Language: English
COVID19 and Ending VAW

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COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

This brief highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations to be considered by all sectors of society, from governments to international organizations and to civil society organizations in order to

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:COVID-19 Resources

Languages: English Japanese

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