14 May 2020 – Policy Brief

Gender aspects of COVID-19 and pandemic response

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The Scientific task force was tasked with identifying further gender aspects of COVID-19 and pandemic response. The Ethical, legal, and social group worked with the Swiss society for Gender studies and the Swiss society for Occupational Medicineto develop the present brief.

Executive summary

In addition to the elements provided to us, we would like to underline 13 elements, some of which are expansion on those already provided, and make 8 recommendations.

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Date of response: 14/5/2020

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Expert groups and individuals involved: Ethical, legal, social issues with input from the Economics group, the Swiss society for Gender Studies, and the Swiss society for Occupational Medicine

Contact persons: samia.hurst@unige.ch