Gender impacts of COVID-19
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Gender impacts of COVID-19

Decision making and gendered roles: Women have proved to be less visible in COVID-19 crisis decision-making, yet within health emergencies they are prominent as frontline workers (nurses, nurse aides, teachers, child care workers, aged-care workers, and cleaners, retail staff) are mostly women (Lowe Institute, 2020).  Falling back on traditional ‘quick’ methods of decision that are…