Roses in the battlefield: rural women farmers join the fight against COVID-19 in China

In January 2020, the COVID-19 epidemic began spreading across China. Of the 42,600 medical workers dispatched to the hardest-hit Hubei Province, as of early March, two-thirds …

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Voices from the frontline: Parinya Sirirattanapanya

UN Women is bringing the voices of women on the front lines of the pandemic. As essential workers, care givers and journalists, here are some …

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In a Serbian town, survivors of domestic violence are sewing face masks for those in the front line of COVID-19 response

In an undisclosed location in Sombor, Serbia, 41-year-old Marija Tomic* is putting the finishing stitches on face masks. She has made hundreds of these fabric …

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