U.N.’s New COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker Monitors Country Policies Aimed At Protecting Women Amid Pandemic
Devex: New tool tracks how policies are protecting women during COVID-19
“New data reveals that most countries are not taking a comprehensive approach to protecting women from the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 25 countries have responded across the three areas measured — tackling violence against women and girls, supporting unpaid care, and strengthening women’s economic security — according to the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker, which U.N. Women and the U.N. Development Programme launched Monday. The dashboard aims to monitor progress and share best practices in order to support countries in developing social protection and employment responses that prioritize gender equality…” (Cheney, 9/30).