Social Reproduction and gendered impact of COVID-19

https://voxeu.org/article/covid-19-fatalities-show-black-female-bias  April 23

  • Track the Vax: Do Women Experience COVID-19 and the Vaccines Differently From Men?

https://www.everydayhealth.com/coronavirus/track-the-vax-do-women-experience-covid-the-vaccines-differently-than-men/

  • Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global health of women aged 50 to 70 years – research article

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0531556521001248

  • Giving Voice to Latina Immigrant Mothers Affected by COVID-19 – research article

https://dworakpeck.usc.edu/news/giving-voice-to-latina-immigrant-mothers-affected-covid-19 April 13

  • The Biomedical Empire: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic – monograph

https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=34171

  • The gendered pandemic: The implications of COVID‐19 for work and family – research article

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/soc4.12881 April 09

  • Females in reproductive years less likely to contract COVID-19, finds new research on the role of estrogen

https://www.yorku.ca/research/category/brainstorm/2021/04/females-in-reproductive-years-less-likely-to-contract-covid-19-finds-new-research-on-the-role-of-estrogen/ April 08

  • Mothers’ anxiety and depression nearly doubled due to pandemic: Canadian study

https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/health/mothers-anxiety-and-depression-nearly-doubled-due-to-pandemic-canadian-study-1.5361430 MArch 24

Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in East and Southern Africa – UNFPA report

  • The impact of Covid-19 on mothers working in UK Higher Education Institutions – survey

https://durham.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/covid19

  • ‘My parents still haven’t met my baby’: Becoming a mum in the pandemic – news article

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/new-parents-lockdown-covid-babies-b1816551.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab-global-en-GB March 14

  • Guilt and fury: how Covid brought mothers to breaking point – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/feb/28/mums-women-coronavirus-covid-home-schooling-inequality Feb 28

  • Can a pandemic make people more socially conservative? Political ideology, gender roles, and the case of COVID‐19 – research

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jasp.12745 Feb 18

  • COVID-19, food security and maternal mental health in Ceará, Brazil: a repeated cross-sectional survey – research article

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/covid19-food-security-and-maternal-mental-health-in-ceara-brazil-a-repeated-crosssectional-survey/0CBB44AE42079EBB81256231C2504DBE Feb 10

Forced out of school during the pandemic, now she’s pregnant. She’s one of millions of girls who won’t return to the classroom – news report

  • Vaccines and vitriol: an anthropological commentary on vaccine hesitance, decision-making and interventionism among religious minorities – research

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13648470.2020.1825618

  • How COVID-19 threatens the careers of women in medicine – news article

https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/how-covid-19-threatens-careers-women-medicine Nov 12

  • Psychological stress: Repercussions of COVID‐19 on gender – research

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/pa.2533 Nov 09

  • Gender-affirming care, mental health, and economic stability in the time of COVID-19: a global cross-sectional study of transgender and non-binary people – research

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.11.02.20224709v2 Nov 03

  • COVID-19 Significantly Affects Maternal Health: A Rapid-Response Investigation from Pakistan – research article

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fgwh.2020.591809/full, Oct 23

  • ‘I couldn’t hold my baby’: how Covid hit the families of very ill children – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/oct/22/couldnt-hold-baby-covid-hit-families-ill-children?CMP=share_btn_link Oct 22

  • How Covid-19 Hurts Working Women – news article

https://www.forbes.com/sites/naomicahn/2020/10/22/how-covid-19-hurts-working-women/#7a385af2465e , Oct 22

  • Why Women Are Taking the COVID-19 Pandemic More Seriously Than Men – news article

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-women-are-taking-the-covid-19-pandemic-more-seriously-than-men, Oct 22

  • Covid-19 Explodes the Myth That Women ‘Opt’ Out – news article

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-10-20/covid-19-explodes-the-myth-that-women-opt-out-of-the-workforce Oct 20

  • Africa: Covid-19 Shows Why Agricultural Research Needs Greater Gender Equality – news article

https://allafrica.com/stories/202010200367.html, Oct 2020

  • Gendered research in health: A training manual

https://www.genderandcovid-19.org/resources/gendered-research-in-health-a-training-manual/

  • Most countries failing women and girls with Covid response, UN finds – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/sep/29/most-countries-failing-women-and-girls-with-covid-response-un-finds?CMP=share_btn_link Sept 29

  • Midday Edition Special: COVID-19 And The Childcare Crisis – news article

https://www.kpbs.org/news/2020/sep/21/midday-edition-special-covid-19-and-childcare-cris/ Sept 21

  • The COVID-19 crisis disproportionately affects women – here’s how Latin America is addressing it – news article

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/covid-19-economic-crisis-women-latin-america-gender-parity/  July 22

  • The COVID-19 Gender Gap IMFBlog

https://blogs.imf.org/2020/07/21/the-covid-19-gender-gap/ July 21

  • How the COVID-19 Lockdown Affected Gender Inequality in Paid and Unpaid Work in Spain – report

https://www.iza.org/publications/dp/13434, July

  • Women as drivers of economic recovery and resilience during COVID-19 and beyond – report

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/7/statement-joint-w20-women-during-covid-19-and-beyond July 14

  • COVID-19 and the care economy: Immediate action and structural transformation for a gender-responsive recovery – Report

https://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2020/06/policy-brief-covid-19-and-the-care-economy July

  • Women are most affected by pandemics — lessons from past outbreaks – commentary

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02006-z July 8

  • When it comes to going back to work, COVID-19 is impacting Canadian mothers more than fathers: study

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/when-it-comes-to-going-back-to-work-covid-19-is-impacting-canadian-mothers-more-than-fathers-study-1.5014244 July 7

  • How coronavirus is widening the UK gender pay gap – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/07/how-coronavirus-is-widening-the-uk-gender-pay-gap July 7

  • Despite compounding challenges, women in Iraq play vital roles in the country’s COVID-19 response – report

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/7/feature-women-in-iraq-play-vital-roles-in-the-countrys-covid-19-response  July 7

  • Australia’s coronavirus response will not help women back into work – report

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Australia-s-coronavirus-response-will-not-help-women-back-into-work July 2

  • Intersectional feminism: what it means and why it matters right now July 1

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/6/explainer-intersectional-feminism-what-it-means-and-why-it-matters July 1

  • COVID-19 is the biggest setback to gender equality in a decade – rerort

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/gender-equality-women-employment-covid19/ July 1

  • Many US women want fewer children because of pandemic, survey finds – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/24/us-women-delay-pregnancy-children-coronavirus-pandemic-survey?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other June 24

  • Will we really see a coronavirus ‘baby boom’? – opinion piece

https://centreforreproductionresearch962893217.wordpress.com/ June 3

  • COVID-19: A backward step for gender equality

https://voxeu.org/article/covid-19-backward-step-gender-equality  June 20

  • Depression and anxiety rise among new moms amidst the COVID-19 pandemic – article

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-depression-anxiety-moms-covid-pandemic.html June 19

  • ‘Everything has been pushed back’: how Covid-19 is dampening tech’s drive for gender parity – new article

https://www.theguardian.com/careers/2020/jun/18/everything-has-been-pushed-back-how-covid-19-is-dampening-techs-drive-for-gender-parity June 18

  • How female scientists are losing out during the pandemic and why it matters – news article

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/06/18/health/coronavirus-research-gender-bias-scn/index.html, June 18

  • Why are women underrepresented in COVID-19 research authorship?

https://www.drugtargetreview.com/article/63311/why-are-women-underrepresented-in-covid-19-research-authorship/

  • What It’s Like Having A Child In The NICU During Covid-19 – news article

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nishandegnarain/2020/06/13/whats-it-like-having-a-child-in-the-nicu-during-covid-19/#526bb86d6e9e June 13

  • COVID-19 places extra burden on African women – commentary

https://www.dw.com/en/covid-19-places-extra-burden-on-african-women/a-53795533 June 13

  • COVID-19 accentuates the need to address mobile phone gender gaps – commentary

https://news.trust.org/item/20200612124924-ywpqs June 11

  • Gender Equality At Risk As COVID-19 Puts More Pressure On Working Mothers – commentary

https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/gender-equality-risk-covid-19-puts-more-pressure-working-mothers#stream/0 June 11

  • Will COVID-19 Widen the Gender Justice Gap? – commentary

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/covid19-must-not-widen-gender-justice-gap-by-sandie-okoro-and-paul-prettitore-2020-06 June 12

  • Maternal health and COVID-19: The race to avert a long-term crisis – commentary

https://www.devex.com/news/maternal-health-and-covid-19-the-race-to-avert-a-long-term-crisis-97417 June 12

  • Health experts concerned about indirect effects of COVID-19 on women and youth – commentary

https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/06/1066252 June 12

  • Has COVID-19 Scuttled My Chances To Have Kids? – commentary

 https://www.chatelaine.com/health/covid-19-fertility-family-planning-kids/ June 12

  • Women are majorly under-represented in COVID-19 research authorship – commentary

http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-06-12-women-are-majorly-under-represented-covid-19-research-authorship June 12

  • There is no evidence of a COVID-19 baby boom in Europe – but there is of a bust – research report

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/covid19-baby-boom-bust/ June 11

  • Capturing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the family relationships of young fathers – commentary

http://crfrblog.blogspot.com/2020/06/capturing-effects-of-covid-19-pandemic.html June 04

  • Covid-19 has gifted us a chance to end gender-based violence. We must take it – commentary

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/may/30/covid-19-has-gifted-us-a-chance-to-end-gender-based-violence-we-must-take-it May 30

  • We are losers in this crisis’: research finds lockdowns reinforcing gender inequality – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/may/29/we-are-losers-in-this-crisis-research-finds-lockdowns-reinforcing-gender-inequality  May 29 

  • This pandemic threatens to undo what generations of feminists have fought for – commentary

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/21/this-pandemic-threatens-to-undo-what-generations-of-feminists-have-fought-for May 21

  • Background: thoughts on caring labour, refusal, and laundry, for all of us working from home – blog post

http://musicfordeckchairs.com/blog/2020/05/09/background/ May 09

  • The value of childcare and COVID-19: A nursery worker’s perspective – commentary

https://futuresofwork.co.uk/2020/05/07/the-value-of-childcare-and-covid-19-a-nursery-workers-perspective/ May 07

  • More Chores, Expectations & a Bickering Mom-in-law: As World Battles Covid-19, Women Struggle for Their Lost Liberty – news article

https://www.news18.com/news/opinion/more-chores-expectations-a-bickering-mom-in-law-as-world-battles-covid-19-women-struggle-for-their-lost-liberty-2602101.html May 2

  • Family life under COVID-19: major new study launched at UCL – study

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2020/may/family-life-under-covid-19-major-new-study-launched-ucl May 1

  • The gender trap? Being an Italian woman in times of COVID-19 – commentary

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/wps/2020/04/28/the-gender-trap-being-an-italian-woman-in-times-of-covid-19/ April 28

  • Five Generations – blog post

http://www.reprosoc.com/blog/2020/4/22/r0fl1ixcqf2l2u0hrfgsp36r295ybk April 24

  • Is It Ethical to Try for a Baby Right Now? – commentary

https://rewire.news/article/2020/04/21/is-it-ethical-to-try-for-a-baby-right-now/ April 21

  • Motherwork and Intensive Caring in Pandemic Times – commentary

https://chialongman.com/2020/04/19/motherwork-and-intensive-caring-in-pandemic-times/?fbclid=IwAR1LRAWNsm6PwehzdxIBT739rQiwsg7i4bLy_5KFJb6se1S05WlqVMf5iXE April 19

  • The hidden impact of Covid-19 on single motherhood – commentary

https://discoversociety.org/2020/04/18/the-hidden-impact-of-covid-19-on-single-motherhood/ April 18

  • WEBINAR: Maintaining momentum in family planning: How can social and behavior change programs adapt to the new reality of COVID-19? – Webinar

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2jQWZfTMTW6v8rz7h5MunA?emci=5d8c4324-2e7f-ea11-a94c-00155d03b1e8&emdi=b67ea547-e27f-ea11-a94c-00155d03b1e8&ceid=4479411 April 23

  • PMNCH compendium of COVID-19 related partner resources on women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health – Compendium of resources

https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/news/2020/guidance-on-COVID-19/en/ April 20

  • Domestic abuse killings ‘more than double’ amid Covid-19 lockdown – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/apr/15/domestic-abuse-killings-more-than-double-amid-covid-19-lockdown April 15

  • UK Border Force told US woman to go home because visit was ‘non essential’ – news article

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/apr/16/us-woman-refused-entry-uk-visit-pregnant-daughter April 16

  • COVID-19 pandemic: A Crisis of Care – commentary

https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/4617-covid-19-pandemic-a-crisis-of-care March 26

  • How doe COVID-19 disproportionally affect gender? – collecting of questions/issue to be addressed

https://community.xprize.org/discussion/709/how-does-covid-19-disproportionately-affect-gender (accessed 15/04/20)

  • Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response – commentary

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/3/news-womens-needs-and-leadership-in-covid-19-response March 19

  • COVID-19: A gender lens: Protecting sexual and reproductive health and rights, and promoting gender equality – UNFPA report

https://www.unfpa.org/resources/covid-19-gender-lens March 19

https://reliefweb.int/report/world/covid-19-gender-lens-protecting-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights-and-promoting – report

  • On Social Reproduction and the Covid-19 Pandemic. Seven Theses – commentary

https://spectrejournal.com/seven-theses-on-social-reproduction-and-the-covid-19-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR02HNwOeropnMwc0Ow7y5CMe6VkwjBaLzCTA2cI418qN7TP9HumPuXQvPQ