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IRC/ODI - Women’s economic empowerment in the face of Covid-19 and displacement: Restoring resilient futures - October 2021

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Document Type: Reports and Assessments , COVID-19
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 21 October 2021 (11 months ago)
Upload Date: 29 October 2021 (10 months ago)
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IRC/ODI - Women’s economic empowerment in the face of Covid-19 and displacement: Restoring resilient futures - October 2021

Document Type: Reports and Assessments , COVID-19
Document Language: English
Research by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI shows that COVID-19 has significantly compounded the economic disadvantages displaced women face. The report highlights how women affected by crisis and displacement have been hit by a ‘triple disadvantage’: Covid-19, displacement, and gender discrimination. It also assesses policy approaches on women’s economic empowerment put forward by Germany, the UK and multilateral initiatives, particularly for the most marginalised women. The findings provide an original snapshot of the recent effects of the pandemic, clearly showing that the economic situation for everyone -- both men and women, displaced and in host communities -- across the countries studied has worsened since the start of the pandemic. Across all survey respondents, the impact was greatest in Jordan, with over 97% of respondents noting a negative impact on their economic situation. In Greece it was also significant, with 76% of respondents being negativel

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  •  Livelihood & Social cohesion

Locations

  • Turkana
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