social norms

International Women’s Day was on 8 March 2021 and with it, a reminder that Uganda and the world at large are still struggling with the issues that have for long slowed down the success of women. In 2020, the coronavirus lockdown demonstrated the day-to-day hardships that women face in their lives...
Background With the fast spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many gender inequalities have already been intensified as existing discriminatory and harmful social norms continue or worsen in the face of change such as violence against women, which has intensified globally under lockdowns and...
Unequal and heavy unpaid care work has implications for women’s health, well-being, mobility, time for learning new skills and employment opportunities and it perpetuates their unequal status in society. Addressing care work is a critical precondition for women’s political, economic and social...
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