During the height of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, countries around the world adopted a variety of strategies to better protect individuals from domestic violence
Article type: Global Scan
The latest global scans of the effects of the pandemic by IPPO’s research partners conclude that society risks rolling back progress made in reducing global income inequality over the last twenty years.
Strategies to support social care workers during COVID-19: a global scan of responses to severe staffing challenges
All over the world, COVID-19 has placed huge demands and stresses on social care workers – but what supportive policy initiatives have been attempted in response?
Care home visitor policies: a global scan of the latest strategies in countries with high vaccination rates
This global scan has been carried out by members of the LTCcovid network, and includes detailed case studies from six countries: Australia, Canada, Iceland, Israel, Norway and the Netherlands
Ahead of IPPO’s event with Youth Futures Foundation on cities’ youth employment recovery strategies, here is a global scan of city-level policy actions introduced during the pandemic
This global research scan by INGSA and the Blavatnik School of Government summarises policy initiatives introduced around the world to support local places that have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic
From Albania to Uzbekistan, how governments have used income support measures to protect people and jobs during COVID-19
This global evidence scan compares how different countries have mitigated the negative economic repercussions of the pandemic using often-innovative income support measures
This research scan explores how governments around the world have tried to mitigate the pandemic’s negative repercussions on young adults. Contributors surveyed 191 countries and found relevant policies in 23 of them
Online education for schoolchildren during COVID-19: a scan of policies and initiatives around the world
At least 90% of countries, regions and territories closed all levels of schooling at some point in the pandemic. But which policies did each country enact to support children’s learning during these closures?
To deal with the mass closure of workplaces across the world during the pandemic, national governments have introduced different policies to upskill and re-educate their workforces. This survey of 87 countries highlights three key themes