COVID19

Timo Leste - Women in Agriculture
COVID-19 has hit hard the incomes of informal workers and women in the agriculture sector in Timor-Leste. Daily wage workers’ income dropped by 65%, and 98% of women in agriculture earned less than US $ 50 per month - 32% worse than pre-State of Emergency figures - according to respondents of...
Oxfam - ASEAN - A Better Normal for Businesses in and beyond COVID19
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is significantly negative from both the economic and social perspectives. The ASEAN and its member-states are encouraged to continue allocating resources and take policy actions to support MSMEs.
12,000 people per day could die from Covid-19 linked hunger by end of year, potentially more than the disease, warns Oxfam.
As many as 12,000 people could die per day by the end of the year as a result of hunger linked to COVID-19, potentially more than could die from the disease.
Better Tax Policy Needed for Sustainable and Fair Progress Beyond Covid-19 - Joint Report
With ASEAN suffering from unprecedented economic inequality, the region as a collective has struggled to invest sufficiently in public goods due to a lack of tax revenue
Women at work deserve better from governments and businesses
As governments and businesses grapple with responses and recovery, another harsh reality stands out: The pandemic has revealed and increased the vulnerabilities faced by women at work. It has underlined the need for meaningful and lasting solutions.
As the world is gearing up to mobilize its resources for effective recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, a large part of the world, especially the developing nations remain under lockdowns in various forms, with marginalized populations coming under increased risk from the Covid-19 disease, and lack...
Women’s Unpaid and Underpaid Work in the Times of Covid-19
As Covid-19 grips the world, market economy have shuttered, schools have closed, and nearly half of the global population is confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out every day to keep the lights on and support those in need, for very low wages.
Cyclone threatens Cox’s Bazar as first Covid-19 cases are confirmed - Oxfam
Almost one million Rohingya people in the world's largest refugee camp are facing the added threat of a cyclone as the first cases of Covid-19 are confirmed.
World leaders unite in call for a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
More than 140 world leaders and experts, including the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, have signed an open letter calling on all governments to unite behind a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
Vaccinating poorest half of humanity against coronavirus could cost less than four month’s big pharma profits: Oxfam
Oxfam urges governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee patent-free Coronavirus vaccine and equal distribution for all.

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