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Karen Grépin: Women are most affected by pandemics

School of Public Health, HKU

Karen A. Grépin, associate professor at the School of Public Health at the University of Hong Kong, co-authored a commentary published on Nature recently urging governments to gather data and target policy to support women as women are more affected by the social and economic impacts of Covid-19 than men.

The article proposed the three priorities to support women are to tackle domestic violence; ensure access to sexual- and reproductive-health services; and support women’s livelihoods.

Read the full article on Nature

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