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July 5, 2020
Covid19

How Women Are Fighting Against the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis

Almost 12 million people have contracted the COVID-19 virus. As the whole world struggles with the pandemic, its long-term effects are slowly making themselves known. Economies are suffering from major losses, health care systems are collapsing, and over four billion people from almost 100 countries from all around the globe are staying locked inside their homes. It’s a level of crisis that remains incomparable, not even in history. The thing is, although the number of female workers considered essential during […]
June 21, 2020
Covid19 Recession

COVID-19 and Feminism- Part 3 

Coronavirus Recession and its impact on women  With more than a third of the global population under lockdown, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon the largest global recession in history.1 Halt in production decreased business, and trade all across the globe has led to a significant contraction in the world economy, which International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced as a ‘deep recession’. In April’s World Economic Outlook, IMF projects the global output per head contracting by 4.2 percent this year, vastly more […]
May 18, 2020
Covid_19

COVID-19 and feminism- Part 2

What are the different types of problems women and girls face during pandemic? While COVID-19 continues to takes toll on lives of people across 213 countries of the world, the current situation and future for women and girls are looking increasingly dreadful. As any other endemic crisis, the existing inequities and rise of new social problems is high during COVID-19. Women and girls facing systemic oppression for ages have been additionally disproportionately affected by the crisis. As the world strive […]
May 12, 2020
Coronavirus

COVID-19 and Feminism- Part 1

How the COVID-19 has been affecting women and girls disproportionately? In the span of 5 months, COVID -19 has managed to claim lives of over 280,724 thousand people along with infecting 4.02 million people (till 10 May, 2020). Following the pandemic epicenter in Wuhan, China, the countries across Europe, US, UK and Asia Pacific are reeling badly. While most of the countries are dealing the global pandemic with ‘lockdown’, some are preparing to get back on their shoes with careful […]
March 9, 2020
Beijing+25

How to achieve #GenerationEquality?

International Women’s day 2020 was celebrated worldwide with the theme #IAmGenerationEquality. Marking the twenty-fifth year milestone of Beijing+25 and a five-year review this year, the day was celebrated envisioning an equal world for women in all sectors of world, despite their age or social status. The campaign aims to highlight women’s rights for an equal future” campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and violence against women and girls, health […]
March 6, 2020
Viola Desmond

Revisiting inspiration: Viola Desmond, symbol of resistance to Canadian racial discrimination.

Among many inspiring women in the world, who have not only fought fearlessly against the range of social discrimination, but also paved the path for future generations to walk freely, Viola Desmond is one of the immemorial names. Born in 1914, Viola Desmond was an African-Canadian businesswoman who first confronted the racial discrimination that Black Nova Scotians were used to of facing in Canada. With her simple act of refutation to sit in a segregation space in a public theater, […]
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