COVID-19: One more setback for refugees in MENA – especially women and girls

A summary of the key findings of a forthcoming CARE Rapid Gender Analysis for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) examining the impacts for refugees and displaced people of the coronavirus pandemic and the economically damaging efforts at controlling and mitigating COVID-19.

The Rapid Gender Analysis finds that fragile gains in women’s workforce participation are at risk, gender-based violence is on the rise, and women’s voices are going unheeded. The Rapid Gender Analysis gathers together data from CARE country offices in MENA and beyond to provide a sobering picture of the pandemic’s impact on women and girls.

  • Published: June 2020

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