COVID-19 and the Gender Divide: Overcoming Challenges, Finding a Better Normal for Women and Girls

According to United Nations Development Programme - UNDP, gender-based violence (GBV) increases during every type of emergency. Pre-existing gender inequalities and economic stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with restricted movement and social isolation measures, have led to an exponential increase in GBV. The U.S. Embassy, as part of an

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June 19, 2020 - 2:00 pm

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June 19, 2020 - 5:00 pm

According to United Nations Development Programme – UNDP, gender-based violence (GBV) increases during every type of emergency. Pre-existing gender inequalities and economic stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with restricted movement and social isolation measures, have led to an exponential increase in GBV.

The U.S. Embassy, as part of an ongoing virtual seminar series, is providing a platform for Filipinos to discuss these challenges and the available support systems for women and girls during these uncertain times. The discussion will also highlight the implications of COVID-19 on gender issues, and measures to engage more women and girls in community health decision-making and leadership.

Register for free at https://bit.ly/USEmbTalks-June19.
The first 100 registrants will be able to participate using the webinar platform and chat with our panelists, while others can view through a live stream at the American Spaces Philippines Facebook page on Friday, June 19, at 2 p.m. (Philippine time). | via U.S. Embassy in the Philippines

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