Women, Work and Covid in Egypt

Source: Wilson Center

Author(s): Radwa Elsaman

Original Link: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/blog-post/women-work-and-covid-egypt

The onset of the COVID-19 the pandemic has seen an increase in the burden of unpaid work in the home, which largely falls to women. This includes monitoring the health of elderly family members, childcare, home-schooling, and household chores. For women retaining their jobs throughout the pandemic, these household responsibilities pose a significant challenge, particularly amidst stay-at-home orders.

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