Amid quarantine, Ecuador women speak in code to seek protection from domestic violence

(File) PHOTO: David Prado, Getty Images Ecuadorean women are using code words to seek help…

Amid Covid-19 Quarantine, Ecuador Women Speak in Code to Seek Protection from Domestic Violence

Ecuadorean women are using code words to seek help in situations of domestic violence as…

Hundreds of girls, women have disappeared during COVID-19 pandemic in Peru

BOGOTA: More than 900 women and girls have gone missing in Peru during its coronavirus lockdown,…

Hundreds of Peru women, girls gone missing during virus lockdown | Peru News

Hundreds of women and girls have gone missing and are feared dead in Peru since a…

Gender-based violence surging among displaced women during pandemic, report warns

Gender-based violence is soaring among displaced women and girls during the coronavirus crisis, a new report…

US COVID: child care closures disproportionally affect women | News

Most days, Zora Pannell works from her dining room table in the United States city of…

Coronavirus child care pinch in U.S. poses threat to economic gains of working women

CLEVELAND Most days, Zora Pannell works from her dining room table, sitting in front of…

Naming Brisbane women risks ‘a second wave of Covid-related racial hostility’: commission | Queensland

The Queensland Human Rights Commission has been contacted by members of Brisbane’s African migrant communities who…

Covid-19 May Increase Risk of Blood Clots in Pregnant Women, Warn Scientists

COVID-19 may increase the risk of blood clots in pregnant women, or in those taking…

Women who survived coronavirus angry after persistent symptoms dismissed as ‘anxiety’ by doctors

Women who have been suffering from prolonged coronavirus symptoms have hit back at doctors who they…

Peru says more than 900 girls, women feared dead since COVID-19 pandemic began

LIMA: A staggering more than 900 girls and women are missing and feared dead in Peru since the…

More women should lead Africa’s coronavirus response | Africa

As the race to contain one of the worst pandemics in history continues, there is an…

Coronavirus: Significant rise in pregnant Kenyan women dying amid curfew, experts say

Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the shacks that make up…

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the…

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

NAIROBI, Kenya — Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the shacks…

Economic fallout from pandemic will hit women hardest | World news

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, there were vast inequalities between men and women in the world…

Number of women seeking help from Mexico lockdown violence surges | Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador News

Mexico’s largest network of shelters for victims of violence has said the number of women and children…

Coronavirus tracked: How women leaders outperform men during pandemic

Former IMF chief Christine LaGarde has praised female leaders around the world for their “stunning” response…

‘Women tend to do a better job’: Christine Lagarde praises female leaders for role in pandemic

Female leaders have done a better job than their male counterparts during the coronavirus pandemic, the…

COVID-19 Impact Means Women and Girls Will Still Eat Last, Be Educated Last — Global Issues

Millions of school-aged children in Pakistan drop out before completing primary education. The COVID-19 pandemic has…

British study says lockdown mental health impacts worst for women, the young and parents

Loading “I think we can say now, though, that there has already been an effect and…

Murders in Mexico, especially of women, grew during pandemic

Activists have long worried that the increased confinement of families to their homes would increase killings…

How will COVID-19 Affect Women Entrepreneurs? — Global Issues

Prior to the pandemic, supporting and catalysing women entrepreneurship was a topic that was gaining traction…

From hunger to abuse: how Covid-19 has affected women worldwide | Global development

More men than women may have contracted Covid-19 around the world, but experts have warned that…

Ignoring effects of Covid-19 on women could cost $5tn, warns Melinda Gates | Global development

The failure of leaders to take into account the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women, and…

Coronavirus: Will women have to work harder after the pandemic?

Image copyright THB Brazil Image caption Simone Ramos says women are trying to work “double shifts”…

The women who can’t get an abortion in lockdown

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than a million abortions in India have been “compromised”…

Afghan Women Are Turning to Poetry During COVID-19 Lockdown

On a frosty February morning in Kabul, Lima Aafshid’s face glows in the pale blue light…

How Kazakhstan’s Transgender and Lesbian Women are Being Impacted by COVID-19  — Global Issues

Kazakhstan’s anti-gender bill aims for the complete erasure of concepts of gender and gender equality, according…

Pregnant women ‘could pass Covid-19 to unborn babies’ new study claims – World News

Pregnant women may be able to pass Covid-19 to their unborn babies, a new study claims.…