ACTION BRIEF: Beyond the Lockdowns: Women, Peace & Security and COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

As the world enters the next phase of COVID-19 and states start to ease lockdowns and outline recovery plans, measures put into place now are likely to set the direction for long-term recovery. As such, it is vital that women are able to shape and benefit from recovery efforts. The Women, Peace and Security agenda provides a framework through which to elevate women’s participation and priorities to create sustainable recovery that is gender-inclusive and promotes peaceful societies. This brief provides an overview of the gendered peace and security considerations in the next phase of COVID-19 response, and recommendations for all actors involved.

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Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific

Subject area(s): Peace and security; COVID-19

Resource type: Briefs

Publication year: 2020