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GSP Recommends: Issue 25


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: Women for Peace and Environment by Bert Monterona – Flickr

On our desk       

Pregnancy in the Time of Coronavirus (Read)

The Additional Risks of COVID-19 For Migrant Women, & How to Address Them (Read)  


How to Achieve Gender Equality After the COVID-19 Pandemic – Gender Budgeting, Gender Data + (Read

A Double Pandemic: Domestic Violence in the Age of COVID-19 (Read)

Women Garment Workers Face Destitution as COVID-19 Closes Factories (Read)  

The Pandemic: A Perspective from the Frontline (Read)

Actions to Bring the Most Marginalized Girls to School After COVID-19 (Read)

Enhancing Equality & Countering Discrimination – Gender (Read)

COVID-19: Women’s Leadership Sets the Example (Read)

Reports and Studies             


2020 Global Report on Internal Displacement – IDP Women (Read)

COVID-19 Is Disrupting SDG 5.3: Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation (Read)

Gender Counts: Assessing Global Armed Violence Datasets for Gender (Read)

The Impact of Marriage & Children on Labour Market Participation (Read)

Pacific Region Modern Slavery – Analysis & Assessment – Gender (Read)   

News from around the world    

Sudan – FGM: Female Genital Mutilation Is Outlawed (Read)

Jordan – Recognizing Women’s Important Roles in Jordan’s COVID-19 (Read)

Afghanistan – A new Scourge to Afghan Women: Covid-19 (Read)

Nigeria – Survivors of Nigeria’s ‘Baby Factories’ (Read)


Afghanistan – Maternity Ward Hospital Attack – 24 Killed (Read)

Libya – Women Stuck Between Conflict & Health – What Hope for Human Rights? (Read)

Europe – Striving for a European Union of Equality: The Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025 (Read)

Latin America – Picturing a Post-Pandemic World Where Latin American Women Are Safe (Read)

Australia – Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Communities: Domestic & Family Violence Responses (Read)  

Venezuela Migrants in Colombia Struggle to Return to Venezuela to Flee Colombia’s COVID-19 Lockdown – Gender (Read)

UK – Economic Abuse & The Domestic Abuse Bill (Read)

Somalia – Huge FGM Rise Recorded in Somalia During the Coronavirus Lockdown (Read)

Asia Pacific – Vanuatu island – Women’s Weather Watch – Response to Climate Change & Natural Disasters (Read)

Watch and Listen        

Episode 41 of the Feminifesto Podcast: Manira Alva (Read)

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