The Impact of COVID-19 on Women & Girls - A Call to Action

AFRICA: Changing the Narrative

02-09-2020 • 28 mins

COVID 19 has unearthed massive inequalities within our societies and brought to glaring light the unique burdens that women carry the world over.

Graça Machel and Melinda Gates joined to discuss their policy recommendations in regards to women during the pandemic.

Both of these women are strong advocates for women’s issues. And both have governments and private sector conduct policies to not only address inequities experienced by women during COVID-19, but interestingly, both women independently concluded their works with the view that if we manage the responses to these critical issues strategically, women could come out of this period having made important gains.

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