In recent weeks, the Nigerian private sector has assumed a leading role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affects women migrant workers across Asia and the Pacific, in particular those with irregular migration status.
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
Declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is already having major, differentiated impacts on women.
The consequences of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak are unprecedented and felt around the world.
Author:ILO - UNICEF - UN Women
Publisher:ILO - UNICEF - UN Women
In an effort to address the impacts of COVID-19, companies are making a number of socially beneficial communications to the public. It is essential that these communications avoid harmful stereotypes and seek to depict positive and progressive gender portrayals.
Author:UNICEF - UN Women
Publisher:UNICEF - UN Women
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
The Women’s Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool (WEPs Tool) is a business-driven tool designed to help companies from around the world assess gender equality performance across the workplace, marketplace, and community.
Author:UN Women and UN Global Compact
Publisher:UN Women and UN Global Compact
Women’s economic empowerment will be essential if we are to ensure that the economic recovery from COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific is as rapid as possible and includes all members of society.