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Are countries doing enough to support women through the pandemic?

Throughout the pandemic, women have largely taken on caring duties. Image: REUTERS/Octavio Jones

Lucy Foster
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Childcare services and flexible work arrangements are not being supported globally. Image: COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker
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