Wednesday, December 8 / 10:00 - 11:30 UTC

Session 105
Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Relations

Chair: Usha Ram, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

1. Working from home and physical proximity during the COVID-19 pandemic: implications for gender inequality in the South African labour marketJacqueline Mosomi, University of Cape Town; Amy Thornton, University of Cape Town; Nicola Branson, University of Cape Town.

2. Care work during COVID-19: Impacts on women’s wellbeing in the Middle East and North AfricaMaia Sieverding, American University of Beirut; Caroline Krafft, St. Catherine University; Irene N. Selwaness, Cairo University; Alexandra Abi Nassif, American University of Beirut.

3. Health impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of the trans-feminine community from Delhi, IndiaAnkita Chakrabarti, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

4. Change and stability at home: Professional women negotiating care work during the COVID-19 pandemic in IndiaIeva Zumbyte, Brown University.

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