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GSP Recommends: Issue 37



Featured Image 1: The 9 August, 1956 protest march featured women of all races who spoke with one against apartheid. (Source: The Daily Vox)

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.

On our desk       

Women & Girls Are at Higher Risk During Pandemic – Magnifying Gender Inequality (Read)

Pandemics: Misogynistic Violence Against Women & Girls, & COVID-19 (Read)

Women’s Economic Rights Worldwide (Read)

COVID-19 Pandemic & Its Impact for Victims & Survivors of Trafficking in Persons (Read)

Gender-Responsive Approach to Global Economic Recovery – Industries Post-COVID-19 (Read)

Poor Women Take the Strain as Climate Change Pushes Men to Leave Home – And Now, the Virus Complicates (Read

Featured Image 2: Women in India following the Partition (Source: Google Cultural Institute)


Reports and Studies     

Women Garment Workers in the Informal Economy Call for Increased Supply Chain Contributions from Brands (Read)

Combating Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic (Read)   

Gender Inequality, Human Development & The COVID Crisis (Read)

COVID & Conflict: Advancing Women’s Meaningful Participation in Ceasefires & Peace Processes (Read)

News from around the world      



Afghanistan – Minority Women’s Dimensions of Taliban Peace Talks (Read)

China – Chinese Babies by Surrogates in US – Delayed Uniting Due to COVID-19 Pandemic (Read)

India – Obstetric Violence During COVID-19 Is Yet Another Challenge for Indian Women (Read)

Lebanon – Disaster Response Calls for Women’s Leadership in Lebanon (Read)

Turkey – Women Rally Across Turkey Against Possible Withdrawal from EU Istanbul Convention on Violence Against Women (Read)

UK – Women’s Economic Empowerment During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Review of Impacts & Responses for Economic Relief & Recovery (Read)


Featured Image 3: Education In Pakistan (Dec 1947) by Margaret Bourke-White LIFE Photo Collection (Source: Google Cultural Institute)

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