COVID-19 and conflict: Advancing women’s meaningful participation in ceasefires and peace processes

This brief addresses the importance of women’s full, equal, and meaningful participation to an effective pandemic response and to peacemaking efforts, and how the women, peace …

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EVAW COVID-19 briefs

This series explores in depth the trends and impacts of the recent global COVID-19 pandemic on violence against women and girls. It examines implications for the prevention of …

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Spotlight on gender, COVID-19 and the SDGs: Will the pandemic derail hard-won progress on gender equality?

Authors/editor(s): Ginette Azcona, Antra Bhatt, Sara Davies, Sophie Harman, Julia Smith, and Clare Wenham COVID-19 has been declared a public health emergency of international concern and a …

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Gender, climate and security: Sustaining inclusive peace on the frontlines of climate change

Climate change is a defining threat to peace and security in the 21st century—its impacts are felt by everyone, but not equally. Gender norms and …

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The COVID-19 shadow pandemic: Domestic violence in the world of work: A call to action for the private sector

The unprecedented increase in domestic violence since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic marks an urgent call to action for the private sector to leverage their existing …

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Prevention: Violence against women and girls and COVID-19

Authors/editor(s): Dina Deligiorgis This brief provides background information on the root causes and risk factors that explain why violence against women occurs in the first place. It highlights …

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COVID-19 and ensuring safe cities and safe public spaces for women and girls

This brief highlights emerging trends and implications for women’s and girls’ safety in public spaces and cities, recognising the continuum of violence against women and girls …

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Online and ICT-facilitated violence against women and girls during COVID-19

This brief highlights emerging trends and impacts of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls facilitated by information and communications technology (ICT). It provides examples of strategies and practices …

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COVID-19 and essential services provision for survivors of violence against women and girls

This brief explores the implications for the provision of essential services for women and girls who have experienced violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides recommendations …

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COVID-19 and ending violence against women and girls

This brief highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations to be …

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