Data collected during the pandemic show just how much worse women have fared economically than men. Without urgent action, they will only fall further behind during the recovery.
The COVID-19 pandemic has largely affected women more than men. To build a strong economic recovery, data shows we must advance progress toward gender equality.
Governments build roads and bridges. Why is another essential piece of infrastructure, child care, built on women’s unpaid labor?
The pandemic has been devastating to women’s employment. Unless governments and the private sector start to think of child care as essential infrastructure, post-pandemic recovery plans will falter.