Single mothers and women living in low income households have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. Photo: Maro Enriquez
Single mothers and women living in low income households have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. Photo: Maro Enriquez

Coronavirus: Asian women pay the price of pandemic as Covid-19 ravages economies, jobs

  • Gender inequality is on the rise amid the pandemic, with women disproportionately affected by job losses and the poverty that results
  • Some high-flying executives see the crisis as an opportunity for reform, but observers say governments need to do more to bridge the gender divide

Single mothers and women living in low income households have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. Photo: Maro Enriquez
Single mothers and women living in low income households have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. Photo: Maro Enriquez
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