Publication - 10 May 2021

Halting Lives 2: In their own voice

Girls and young women on the impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 is having an effect on all sectors of society across the world. But its impact does not fall equally: the virus itself does not discriminate between rich and poor, young and old, male and female but it does take advantage of pre-existing inequalities which over the last year have come sharply into focus.

With this in mind, Plan International, in line with its continuing focus on gender equality and girls’ rights, commissioned research to look specifically at the impact of the current pandemic on girls and young women.


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