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
New research shows that teenagers and the parents of young children was hardest hit by the strain of homeschooling during lockdown
What are the key elements of a gender-based recovery strategy? Reflections from IPPO’s first Northern Ireland roundtable
Greater representation of women in senior positions and increased recognition of unpaid care were two recommendations highlighted at this gender-focused event, led by IPPO’s Northern Ireland policy team
How have unpaid family carers been affected during the pandemic – in terms of their finances, work prospects and mental wellbeing? Interviews by Lisa Smyth
The burden of informal care on women: how has it increased during COVID-19, and what are the implications for women’s working lives?
Research suggests that women carry out at least three times more unpaid care work than men. How should this be accounted for in pandemic recovery plans?
Gender-related policies for COVID recovery: a Europe-wide scan of initiatives supporting women in work
To inform our upcoming roundtable looking at pandemic recovery strategies that support women in work, IPPO partners INGSA and the Blavatnik School of Government have conducted a rapid scan of notable European policy initiatives
COVID-19 recovery must deliver for those furthest behind and ignored. The only answer is intersectional policymaking and system change
Positive signs of policy inclusiveness in the early stages of the pandemic are much less evident in the UK’s post-COVID recovery plans
How should we address the many social inequalities amplified by COVID-19? The case for social multipliers
Geoff Mulgan offers a policy-focused response to IPPO’s Action On Inequalities event, which saw several hundred policymakers, researchers and practitioners brainstorm how to tackle the many inequalities that COVID-19 has exacerbated
The impact of COVID-19 on gender-based violence in the Philippines: ‘One of the most insidious consequences of the pandemic’
The third of our INGSA inequalities case studies investigates how patterns of violence against women have changed during the Philippines’ COVID-19 lockdowns – and the efficacy of responses at both a national and local level
The first in a series of inequality-focused blogs by academics from the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) looks at the gendered impacts of the pandemic on health and medical researchers in the UK, Australia and Vietnam