Loading Events

COVID-19: A Gender Perspective on the Growing Humanitarian Crisis

  • This event has passed.

April 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

A virtual discussion on gender-responsive approaches to mitigating COVID-19 and global strategies for addressing the pandemic’s impact.

The United Nations has launched a major humanitarian response plan to mitigate COVID-19’s impact on the world’s most vulnerable communities. Understanding the human dimension of the tragedy highlights the dire conditions and prospects of people living in places already affected by conflict and crisis. Moreover, it is important to recognize that women and girls are both uniquely impacted and critical to mitigation strategies during this humanitarian crisis.

Join leading experts for a virtual discussion on the urgent need for a gender-responsive approach to mitigating COVID-19 and global strategies for effectively addressing the pandemic’s impact.