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Take five: The COVID-19 challenges “are just too many to mention”

Pamela Grace P. Español-Solano is one of nine female doctors volunteering at a COVID-19 facility in southern Philippines. What challenges are you facing with the …

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From where I stand: “We have to quickly and firmly handle the situation”

Nicha Nitinavakarn is a police captain working in the Arrival Immigration Bureau at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, where women make up most of the …

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In the war against COVID-19, “soldiers do not fight for themselves, but they fight for someone behind.”

Lipikar Nilsamai, 40, is a nurse at BNH Hospital, a major private hospital in Bangkok with a special unit for COVID-19 cases. What challenges are …

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Voices from the frontline: Zevonia Vieira

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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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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