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 //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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