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Covid-19 & Women: your weekly update

Week 19: August 10-14 2020
Dear Subscribers, 

We hope you are safe and well. This is our nineteenth weekly newsletter, bringing you the latest on gender, the economy and Covid-19. We have been together for a while now! If you like what we are bringing you, forward this email to a friend or two so they can sign up here

We want to express our continued support and solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement demanding change both here at home and across the world. We are part of a sector that has work to do to be genuinely anti-racist. We must reflect & commit to change, today & everyday. 

Keep reading for more news on the gendered and economic impacts of the pandemic in the UK and beyond. Scroll down to the bottom to catch upcoming events on gender, the economy and Covid-19. 

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The Women's Budget Group on Covid-19

Latest ONS data on employment (Apr-June 2020)
We analysed the latest ONS data on the changes to the labour market for the April to June period (with experimental statistics for July) from a gender perspective.

Briefings on Covid-19
Find everything the Women's Budget Group has done on Covid-19 here. This includes our reports on the impact that Covid-19 has on Social Security and Social Care, as well as joint letters, policy responses, and more. 

Find it all here
Covid-19: the latest 

Mind the gaps- Briefing 11
Briefing on latest Department for Work and Pensions statistics on the benefit cap from Child Poverty Action Group

Voices from Lockdown: a chance for change
Interim report launched by Agenda

Better than cure: Injury prevention policy
Latest report published by the Institute for Public Policy Research

How Will The Recession Impact Women? An Economist Explains
Article in Grazia 

Lack of childcare takes a mental toll on working parents
Article in the Financial Times

A Domestic Violence Charity for Black Women Is Fighting Eviction
Article in Vice

Covid 'Devastating' Families As 60% Of Single Parents Claim Universal Credit
Article in HuffPost UK
Upcoming Events

The Double Pandemic: Vulnerabilities of Latin American Women in Lockdown
15 August | 1:30pm EDT | 6.30pm BST
This session will be led by the Officers of Girl Up Políticas UANL examining the vulnerabilities of Latin American women as they are confined to home with their abusers in the face of COVID-19.

Global Trafficking and Exploitation During COVID-19
20 August | 3.00pm BST

Session #11 of Girl Up Edinburgh's webinar series entitled 'Exploring COVID-19's Intersectional Impact on Women and Girls Worldwide

Mandu Reid In Conversation With...
20 August | 7.00pm-8.30pm BST
Mandu Reid, leader of the Women's Equality Party sits down with guests to discuss a feminist economy and building back equal after the impact of Coronavirus
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