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Other research product . Other ORP type . 2020

Clare Wenham: women have been largely ignored in the COVID-19 response. This must change

Wenham, Clare;
English
Published: 12 May 2020
Publisher: London School of Economics and Political Science
Country: United Kingdom
Abstract

Every Thursday the UK is encouraged to ‘clap for carers’ – who are far more likely to be women. Yet the government has not considered how measures such as furlough and school closures affect women disproportionately, and there is an absence of female representation at the top of government and in the COVID-19 working group. Clare Wenham (LSE) says that this needs to change as it develops an exit strategy.

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RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, HQ The family. Marriage. Woman

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