Today’s BWN Friday post brings you two reports, a year apart, on how women are missing from the COVID-19 decision-making table.
A year ago, in 2020: Out of 115 COVID-19 task forces from 87 countries, 81% were headed up by men, with gender parity among membership at 3.5%.
Read the full commentary from BMJ Global Health here.
A year later, now, in 2021: There are 334 task forces globally, with 81% still headed by men, with gender parity among membership at 4%.
View the UNDP’s living database, COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker, here.