Gender alert on COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea
UN Women issues this alert to highlight the gender-specific impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Papua New Guinea (PNG) on women’s lives. It focuses on why women’s leadership and meaningful participation is a right, and can lead to more sustainable responses to crisis. The alert concludes with a set of recommendations for consideration by key national and international stakeholders in Papua New Guinea to ensure women’s needs are effectively addressed in the COVID-19 response. UN Women PNG is committed to advancing the rights and meeting the needs of women and girls, including in the COVID-19 response.