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Equality & Covid-19

Disability & Covid-19

Disability & Covid-19

The articles listed below explore some of the effects Covid-19 has had on people with disabilities.

Title Publication Date Reference Report
Post-lockdown position paper Science Direct 5/12/2020  

Carers & Covid-19

Carers & Covid-19

Covid-19 has particular resonance with carers, many of whom have found themselves without their usual supports in the midst of the lockdown.  Some relevant articles are listed below.

Title Publication Date Reference Report
The impact of Covid-19 on Ireland's full-time carers RTÉ 7th April 2020  
Caring for the carers during Covid-19 outbreak RTÉ 26th April 2020  
Carers are frontline workers too ... but we are unappreciated and unseen The Independent 10th June 2020  
A 'Hitchhiker's Guide' to Caring for an Older Person Before and During Coronavirus-19 Gender, Work & Organization 19th May 2020  
Sharing the Caring Women's Higher Education Network 2020 Full Report

Gender & Covid-19

Gender & Covid-19

Covid-19 has impacted our lives in myriad ways in every walk of life, right across the globe.  There is growing evidence that it has impacted different communities differently.  Below is a selection of some of the articles and reports from research into how Covid-19 has disparately impacted the genders.

Title Publication Date Reference Report
Coronavirus cutbacks could reverse hard-fought equity gains in STEM workforce Nature Index 25th May 2020
The decline of women's research production during the coronavirus pandemic Nature Index 19th May 2020
Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say Nature Index 20th May 2020 Link
Pandemic ‘risks reversing’ Australia’s research gender equity gains Times Higher Education 21st May 2020 Link
How are mothers and fathers balancing work and life under the lockdown? Institute for Fiscal Studies _May 2020
Women academics seem to be submitting fewer papers during coronavirus. ‘Never seen anything like it,’ says one editor. The Lily 24th April 2020
No room of one's own Inside Higher Ed 21st April 2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the STEM workforce Rapid Research Information Forum 17th May 2020
Women's research plummets during lockdown - but articles from men increase The Guardian 12th May 2020
The pandemic and the female academic Nature 17th April 2020
Domestic violence reports up 30% in some areas since lockdown, says Garda The Irish Times 27th April 2020
Beginning the conversation: responding to domestic violence and abuse in higher education communities during the COVID-19 pandemic Universities UK 30th April 2020 Link
Female world leaders hailed as voices of reason amid the coronavirus chaos Washington Post 20th April 2020  
Inequality in the impact of the coronavirus shock: evidence from real time surveys IZA Institute of Labor Economics (discussion paper series) _April 2020  
Who is doing new research in the time of COVID-19? Not the female economists VoxEU 2nd May 2020  
COVID-19’s gendered impact on academic productivity 11th May 2020  
Briefing Note: Supporting Staff & Students Experiencing Gender-based Violence (GBV) During the COVID-19 Crisis Advance HE _May 2020
Covid is not the great equaliser The Irish Times 8th June 2020
Enacting leadership professional development in practice and the impediments to organisational and industry change in rural and regional Australia Gender, Work & Organization 21st May 2020
'All the single ladies' as the ideal academic in times of Covid-19? Gender, Work & Organization 21at May 2020
Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis: Force Majeure and Gender Performativity Gender, Work & Organization 21st May 2020
Digital surveillance in post-coronavirus China: a feminist view on the price we pay Gender, Work & Organization 19th May 2020
Challenges for the female academic during the Covid-19 pandemic The Lancet 18th June 2020
The New York Times 6th October 2020

Female academics bounced back in publishing as lockdowns eased

THE World University Rankings Jan 2021

Other articles on the impacts of Covid

Inequitable Access to Hospital Care - Protecting Disadvantaged Populations during Public Health Emergencies - The New England Journal of Medicine, December 9th 2021

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