How COVID-19 impacted women

Covid-19 has affected us all, but who is shouldering the burden of the global pandemic?

Once the global pandemic took hold, almost every person in every country was affected in some way; through illness, lockdowns, working from home, school closures, redundancies and more. Life as we knew it changed and some of us were affected more than others. More men than women have been severely ill or died after contracting COVID-19 but the pandemic has highlighted inequality globally and impacted the lives of women more than men overall.

In this edition of MAGNIFI, we take a closer look into global gender inequality and how the pandemic has disproportionately impacted women. We ask, what can be done to level-up women in a post pandemic world and protect them in the future?

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Posted by Laura Powell
Intern

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