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Gender Implications of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Development and Humanitarian Settings

Recommendations for ensuring a robust global response

Development and humanitarian programs that support women and girls are often disrupted during public health emergencies, although their needs may in fact be amplified. This can have serious implications for women and girls in the short and long term. This brief considers the potential impact of the global pandemic on health, food security and nutrition, and economic wellbeing of women and girls.