COVID-19 – A Gendered Dimension – Imapact on women’s survival and safety – ActionAid India
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COVID-19 – A Gendered Dimension – Imapact on women’s survival and safety

Update: 16-December-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated a universal crisis; the health risk has altered our normal and day to day life and as many people found themselves confined within our homes and the boundaries of our towns and cities due to the successive lockdowns imposed by the central and state governments in India. This led to large scale loss of livelihood and access to public spaces and services to millions of people.

This report highlights first hand experiences with women survivors and other who were affected in one or the other way and elaborate on issue of women safety, food security, and livelihood security to be dealt with by institutions and agencies in the context of the pandemic.