This data hub hopes to aid policymakers, civil society and research organizations to understand the extent of the impact and efficacy of support provided thus far to help make decisions and navigate through the ongoing crisis
“If there is less work, they only give it to men (MGNREGA). Now with Corona and flooding there’s less work only.”
“We need ration. Even if we don’t have money, it’s fine. But we will need ration. I got back 25 Kg walking from the PDS shop. I gave half to my friend and we got it together.”
“I have not heard about YouTube; I don't know much about phones and learning on it. I can only find out once I buy a cell phone.”
Women, especially those belonging to the low-income households in India have been weathering the pandemic through unique hardships. The implications of this going forward are complex with several challenges posing setbacks to their recovery.
The “Impacts of Covid-19 on women in low-income households in India” report captures the experiences and perspectives of nearly 15,000 women and 2,300 men across ten states, making it one of the most extensive studies on the socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women.Explore the Report