CARE India is a registered Section 8 company in India and a member of CARE confederation present in 100 countries, which works with the most marginalised women and girls to alleviate poverty and reduce social injustice through comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation. | We are responding to the second wave of COVID – 19 by setting up temporary COVID Care Facilities and supporting frontline workers with PPE kits.
COVID-19 and Women
25Mar 2020
CARE International News

COVID-19 and Women

CARE places a special focus on women and girls, who often face specific challenges during emergencies. Based on CARE’s past experience, we can anticipate disproportionate economic and social effects on women and girls. We are preparing accordingly to support women in dealing with the fallout of a devastating pandemic. Among the critical concerns that are informing our developing COVID-19 response strategy:​

  • ​Women as caregivers​
  • Women has healthcare workers​
  • Women as breadwinners​
  • Threats of violence​
  • Disruptions to sexual and reproductive healthcare​