Rapid Gender Analysis – COVID-19
The novel coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, firstly detected in late December 2019, has spread across the globe since then and caused hundreds of thousands of deaths globally. Globally declared as a pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO) on 30 January 2020, novel coronavirus has quickly escalated to be a public health emergency. In order to prevent the spread of the virus, countries have undertaken various measures that include lockdowns, essential services including health systems fell short in many countries and economies have been hit hardly. As numbers of people who contract COVID-19 are
expected to continue increasing in the upcoming months, it is likely that various new measures will become part of daily lives for millions of people.