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The European voice for informal carers
Eurofound – COVID-19 Fallout Takes A Higher Toll On Women, Economically And Domestically

Eurofound – COVID-19 fallout takes a higher toll on women, economically and domestically

While women appear to be more resilient than men to COVID-19 in terms of health outcomes, that is not the case when it comes to the economic and social fallout. Measures taken by governments to control the spread of the virus are exacerbating gender divides in unemployment, domestic labour and financial security, all to the disadvantage of women. Meanwhile, work–life conflict is escalating as people work from home, with mothers of small children often bearing the brunt of the impact.

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