Tag: pandemic

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More Women in Jail Globally

According to Penal Reform International, there’s been a 17% increase in women incarcerated globally. Out of the more...

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Female Farmers in Jamaica See Serial Thefts of Property During COVID-19 Pandemic

Female farmers in Jamaica are experiencing a series of thefts of their livestock, equipment, and crops from their...

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Japan Sees Alarming Increase in Female Suicide

According to Japan’s Health Ministry, female suicide increased by 80% as compared to this time last year. Job...

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Tens of Thousands of Women in Poland Protest Abortion Ruling

Tens of thousands of women in Poland have taken to the streets for the last week to protest...

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Shadow Pandemic Includes Peru’s Missing and Murdered Women

More than 1,400 women in Peru have gone missing since the country went on lockdown during the beginning...

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About 43% of Schools Globally Are Without Basic Handwashing Facilities

According to the World Health Organization and UNICEF's Joint Monitoring Programme, 43% of schools globally do not have...

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COVID-19 Interferes With Fight Against HIV/AIDS

A new survey conducted by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS found the coronavirus lockdown,...

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Women of Color Hesitant to Move Forward with Childrearing Due to COVID-19

Black women are cautious about pregnancy during the pandemic as the black community has been disproportionately affected by...

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Reported Shortages of Menstrual Products Amid Pandemic

There are also reports of increased prices on products and reduced access to water