COVID-19

COVID-19 has widened the gender poverty gap, says the UN

COVID-19 is expected to bring the total number of women and girls in poverty to 435 million. Image: Reuters/Luisa Gonzalez - RC2E9G9KHY8L

Anastasia Moloney

Latin America and Caribbean Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how COVID-19 is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

COVID-19

Have you read?

Image: REUTERS/Adrees Latif
The total number of women and girls worldwide living in extreme poverty will rise to 435 million. Image: United Nations

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

COVID-19Economic ProgressPandemic Preparedness and Response

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Expert highlights you're unlikely to get the flu by touching surfaces - your questions answered
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum