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LUMS LIVE SESSION

The Gendered Impact of COVID-19

Panelists: Nida Kirmani (LUMS and MHRC), Rabia Malik (Essex and MHRC), Hadia Majid (LUMS and MHRC), and Angbeen Mirza (LUMS)

COVID-19 has impacted gender relations within and outside the household in various ways. This session focuses on how the dynamics of care work, household management, labour force participation, and productivity have been affected by the pandemic. Panelists discuss how men and women have been impacted differently, and the types of policy responses required to address these differences.