2020
Publisher: 
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UNECA
Language:
English

Gendered Effects of Health Emergencies: The effects of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Women’s Wellbeing (COVID-19)

Inequalities across health and education matter for impact on gendered effects on well being outcomes as there are  1. Distortions in returns of education; 2. Negative externalities of inadequate and unequal educational attainment; 3 Demographic Effects that impact more on women; 4. Health behavioural effects and access to facilities (On average, less than 1 in 5 of the poorest quintile of African have access to clean water and about 570 million urban slum dwellers.