What the COVID-19 pandemic tells us about gender equality

Nurses check medical records at a field hospital set up at a sports gym, to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 6, 2020. Picture taken May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli - RC2RJG92JV48

The majority of those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are women. Image: REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Ann Linde
Arancha González Laya
Executive Director, International Trade Centre
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