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Perspectives on gender equality

Gender equality is not a side issue. It is at the core of a stronger response, recovery, and a more resilient future.

With the economic recovery failing women, now is the time to act on gender equality

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.
By Melinda French Gates Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Health care worker supports routine immunization efforts in Damatru, Nigeria

Time to go big: Promoting an equitable economic recovery

Without the right investments in pandemic recovery, developing countries could lose a generation’s worth of progress in economic development.
By Gargee Ghosh President, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation