Briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial (MHPSS) aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 5:06 pm

Introduction This briefing note summarises key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The brief was last updated February 2020. Mental…

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Disability Considerations in GBV Programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm

Overview This note provides information and practical guidance to support gender-based violence (GBV) practitioners to integrate attention to disability into GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response efforts during the COVID-19…

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Disability Considerations in GBV Programming during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm

Overview This note provides information and practical guidance to support gender-based violence (GBV) practitioners to integrate attention to disability into GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response efforts during the COVID-19…

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Infosheet on preserving abortion care during COVID-19

Posted on April 9, 2020 at 3:03 pm

DKT WomanCare Global distributes the Ipas MVA aspirator in 80+ countries worldwide. DKT WomanCare Global is responding swiftly to the global Covid-19 surge and published this info sheet on preserving abortion care in this pandemic where women’s healthcare services, in ...

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COVID-19 and Child, Early and Forced Marriage: An Agenda for Action

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 8:34 pm

Girls not Brides have released a brief titled “COVID-19 and Child, Early and Forced Marriage: An Agenda for Action”. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is already having a devastating effect on…

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COVID-19 sex-disaggregated data tracker

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 7:55 pm

COVID-19 sex-disaggregated data tracker Understanding gender is essential to understanding the risk factors of poor health, early death and health inequities. The COVID-19 outbreak is no different. At this point in…

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Coronavirus crisis may deny 9.5 million women access to family planning

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 7:50 pm

Up to 9.5 million women and girls could miss out on vital family planning services this year because of Covid-19, potentially resulting in thousands of deaths. Marie Stopes International warned…

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Overview of Resources on COVID-19, SRHR & Gender

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 1:21 pm

Introduction Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus – COVID-19 – in Wuhan, China, thousands of new cases are being reported every day all over the world. Over recent months, we have seen how the COVID-19 virus has pressured healthcare ...

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COVID-19: A Gender Lens – UNFPA Technical Brief

Posted on March 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Key Messages Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and…

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