COVID-19 in Women’s Lives: Reasons to Recognize the Differential Impacts
Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), 2020

The document focuses on the areas of decision-making, security, and violence against women, care, and economic rights of women, and women’s health, with special emphasis on sexual and reproductive health. It also addresses groups that were vulnerable before the emergency and that now confront increased risks, as well as other actions that are essential to adequately addressing the crisis, such as the availability of gender-disaggregated data. In sum, the document offers information that supports the incorporation of the needs of women in decisions as a priority in the exceptional times we are living.

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