Thursday, September 2, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (HST)
Session 6 | Impacts of COVID-19 on Gender Equality

What are emerging findings from across Asia and the Pacific on the impacts of COVID-19 on gender equality? How does gender inequality further exacerbate insecurity and instability in the region? How has COVID-19 set women back, and where do we go from here?


Dr. Erin Hughey, Pacific Disaster Center

Mr. Troy Stangarone, Korea Economic Institute of America

MAJ Camille Effler, Global Health Security

Dr. Sharmila Parmanand, London School of Economics and Political Science



Dr. Jeni Klugman, Georgetown University