European Union Delegation to Singapore

Webinar on Unpaid care work: Its Impact on Women's careers, their financial freedom and the economy

02/09/2021 - 08:42

The disruption caused by the onset of the Covid-19 global pandemic was an unforeseen stumbling block for developments made towards greater gender equality, professional economic parity, inclusion and transformation, the eradication of gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide, as well as the economic empowerment of women in South Africa and Africa. As the world struggled to flatten the curve and arrest the rate of infection, a new socio-cultural dynamic developed to exacerbate the challenges faced by women/caregivers.

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