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Fighting COVID-19's effects on gender equality (Axios)
January 21, 2021
From the article:
"The disproportionate effects of containment measures on female-dominant sectors, the heavier role of women in child and elder care, and an uptick in domestic violence are all behind COVID-19's female recession, according to Megan O'Donnell, CGD's deputy director for gender.
'COVID-19 is not just a short-term health crisis. The economic effects of this crisis are going to far outlast the direct health effects for women,'" O'Donnell said.