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GSP Recommends: Issue 23


GSP Recommends is a weekly round up of news, reports, recommended readings, videos and podcasts from our desk to yours. If you think something should be up here but isn’t, do write to us on info@gendersecurityproject.com with your recommendation and we will make sure to review it, engage with it, and add it up to one of our forthcoming lists.


Featured Image: A protester holding a flyer with the words “Gender is like that old jumper from my cousin. It was given to me and it doesn’t fit” at a rally for transgender equality in Washington D.C. in 2013 | Wikimedia Commons

On our desk       


How We Can Reduce Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19 (Read)

Women mobilize to prevent COVID-19 in crowded Rohingya refugee camps (Read)

Boots to provide help for domestic abuse victims (Read)

Violence Against Women and Girls Pandemic and Gendered Dimension of COVID-19 (Read)

How to exist in a world that seeks to erase women (Read

Why gender-sensitive social protection is critical to the COVID-19 response in low- and middle-income countries (Read)

Tracking Attitudes on Gender Equality (Read)

Poverty, Women, & COVID-19 (Read)


#SIGNAL FOR HELP – Hand Motion Signal Lifeline for Women Victims of Violence (Read)

Keeping Children Safe Online During Lockdown (Read)

Africa – A Guide to Protect African Women’s Rights During COVID-19 (Read)

“Double Casualties” of COVID-19 – Gender (Read)

For Arab Women & Girls, The Crisis May Be Just Beginning (Read)

Confronting Sexual Harassment – Analysis (Read)

Reports and Studies             


Gender Dimensions of the COVID-19 Pandemic – World Bank (Read)

From Crisis to a New Social Compact – Migrant Women (Read)

Egypt – Measures to Support Women in the COVID-19 Pandemic (Read)


Online & ICT Facilitated Violence Against Women & Girls During COVID-19 (Read)

COVID-19 & Child, Early & Forced Marriage (Read)

News from around the world    

Turkey – Rising Domestic Violence & Femicide During the COVID-19 Lockdown Period +”We Will Stop Femicide” Platform (Read

Staying at Home Is Dangerous for Many Women (Read)

Kenya Activists Fear Spike in Violence Against Women During Coronavirus (Read)


Latin America – Impact of COVID-19 on (Online) Court Hearings for Gender-Based Cases (Read)

Arab Region – International Workers’ Day : May 1 – Feminist Lens (Read)

Afghanistan – Women & Girls with Disabilities Face Systemic Abuse (Read)

Watch and Listen        

North Korea – Millennial Generation – Video – Gender (Watch

Filia Meets: Simi Kamal (Listen)

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