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Women And The Pandemic: Serious Damage To Work, Health And Home Demands Response


Women’s experiences at home, their health, their work and economic wellbeing have all been negatively affected. According to a study by the University of California Davis, domestic violence against women has increased significantly. A study of over 28,000 women by the University of British Columbia found women going through the stress of the pandemic are more likely to suffer from hypertension. Work And Economic WellbeingAlso significant are the impacts on women’s work and economic status. For example, Washington University in St. Louis showed mothers' work hours fell four to five times as much as fathers'.


Source: Forbes April 18, 2021 21:45 UTC



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