REBUILD: COVID-19 and Women in the Informal economy in Kenya, Uganda and India
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The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought a global socio-economic crisis with profound implications for the well-being of individuals, households and communities. It has further deepened existing social inequalities and the heightened risks for Gender Based Violence (GBV) and violation of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) among marginalized groups. As countries move to mitigate the health costs of the pandemic, the policy choices they make carry economic and social costs that are largely borne by vulnerable and low-income populations, among whom women are the most affected.