Why gender equality would mean resilience against COVID-19

ERA’s Romy Listo has written this piece for Broad Agenda.

“Measures such as these may threaten households’ and women’s economic security and push women toward more unpaid care. As a result, they risk entrenching both the devaluing of all care work and the broader social norms in which women care, and men earn. As the pandemic is demonstrating, it’s crucial that measures such as JobKeeper don’t recreate these inequalities and norms for the resilience of our society in the future.”

Read the full article here.

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