Gender Equality and Addressing Gender-based Violence (GBV) and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Prevention, Protection and Response.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response UNFPA Interim Technical Brief

23 March 2020

Core Message

The pandemic will compound existing gender inequalities, and increase risks of gender-based violence. The protection and promotion of the rights of women and girls should be prioritized.

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