Gender Inequality

World Bank: COVID-19 school closures threaten women's economic future

COVID-19 is causing a crisis in young women's education. Image: Unsplash/Annie Spratt

Raja Bentaouet Kattan

Advisor to the Education Global Practice and Global Lead for Gender, World Bank

Claudio E. Montenegro

Development Research Group, World Bank

Harry A. Patrinos

Manager, World Bank


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Due to girls' previous disadvantages, the gender gap has reversed. Image: World Bank
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