Displaced Women Lead the Response to COVID-19 in Camps Around the World

Submitted by ajkanesan on Tue, 04/13/2021 - 13:31

Geneva — Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, women internally displaced by conflict or disasters already faced significant barriers in accessing job opportunities, healthcare and education. Public health restrictions imposed worldwide, moreover, increased many of the vulnerabilities and protection risks faced by women, girls, elderly persons and persons with disabilities.