Why Are Women Worst Affected By COVID-19 Pandemic?
India | 26 March 2021 5:53 AM GMT
COVID-19 induced lockdown impacted the lives of many but women bore the biggest brunt. Nearly 740 million women were affected and their incomes fell by as much as 60% in the first month of the Covid-19 pandemic.
So, if you were earning Rs 100 as a woman in the informal sector, during the pandemic your income fell to Rs 40!