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Women And Low-Paid Among Worst Hit As UK Cuts Jobs

Women And Low-Paid Among Worst Hit As UK Cuts Jobs

Low-paid workers, young people and women are most likely to have lost work in Britain due to the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus lockdown, researchers said on Monday. Before the pandemic, about one in seven British employees worked in sectors that have largely or entirely shut down, with those who were already vulnerable worst […]

Coronavirus Measures Will Hit Women Harder Than Men

Coronavirus Measures Will Hit Women Harder Than Men

Data is urgently required to highlight the different impact of coronavirus on women and men, with early signs that women face higher levels of violence and more care work, researchers said on Wednesday. Although death rates appear to be slightly higher among men, a study by aid organisations CARE International and International Rescue Committee (IRC) […]