COVID-19 Bangladesh Rapid Gender Analysis

The Gender in Humanitarian Action (GiHA) Working Group in Bangladesh has undertaken this Rapid Gender Analysis to inform national preparedness and response. Given the social distancing measures, RGA desk review contrasts pre-COVID-19 gender information and demographic data against new gender information from a multitude of surveys and qualitative sources. It examines the immediate impact of COVID-19 on pre-existing structural social and economic vulnerabilities of women, girls and diverse gender groups, and the challenges faced by these groups in accessing information and health, education, and WASH, protection and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) services as well as support for livelihoods.


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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; Bangladesh

Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment; COVID-19; Humanitarian action; Crisis response and recovery

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 32