Potential Gender Implications of COVID-19 in Kosovo / D4D

Category: Reports
Organizations: D4D

In Kosovo, dealing with this public health crisis gets even more serious considering the lack of social justice and gender equality in the country. Given the existing situation – with economic stagnation, school closures, work from home and social distancing – due to gender roles and expectations, women face additional family responsibilities and household chores, and greater need to provide care for family members, especially children and the elderly. Therefore, COVID-19 seriously endangers the wellbeing of women in Kosovo, where there is significant economic hardship, greater risks of domestic violence, limited access to public services, and difficulties of resuming the labor market. Read the report prepared by D4D: