Naya Rajab, Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Vulnerability Amplified: a glimpse into the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on LGBTIQ people around the world

By Amie Bishop / Outright Action International

In this global pandemic, LGBTIQ persons, due to pre-existing stigma, discriminiation and exclusion, are hit particularly hard, as a new global study by the human rights organisation Outright Action International shows.

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Die Verteilung der unbezahlten Arbeit hat sich seit den 50ern nicht wesentlich verbessert.

"We don’t fall back into the 50s, we never left them." On the distribution of unpaid work during the COVID-19 lockdown.

An interview with Katharina Mader by Lena Gruber (VIDC)

During the COVID-19 crisis, women did up to nine and a half hours of unpaid work a day. What it needs for a fairer distribution of care work.

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Women protesting for tax justice in India.

Tax justice and gender in the face of COVID-19

By Caroline Othim

Tax systems are not gender-blind, nor is the current health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Policy responses have to include a gender perspective.

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Medical examination during the COVID-19 pandemic in Yemen.

Peace is the Prerequisite. On COVID-19 amid the War in Yemen

By Somaja Al Thawr

The COVID-19 crisis has worsened the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen in the midst of the ongoing armed conflict. Yet, NGOs such as Women4Yemen continue to fight for peace.

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Girl in Calcutta, India walks with collected waste in front of a Corona awareness poster.

The COVID-19 pandemic: sexual and reproductive health and rights under pressure

By Tania Napravnik and Sara Soltani

Due to overwhelmed health systems, restrictions in mobility, disruption of services and isolation the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls all over the world are at risk.

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COVID-19 in Afghanistan: Impact and Opportunities for Support

Report from the Online Discussion on 4 June 2020

In May, Afghanistan recorded 684% increase of the infection that put millions of Afghans under extreme pressure. Report from the online discussion on the impact of the Corona pandemic and opportunities for support.

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Ghada Waly, Director General UN Vienna, © UNIS Vienna

fairplay

Fairly produced products are unfortunately still rare in the sporting goods industry. At fairplay there is now a football free of child labour that helps to achieve the 17 goals for sustainable development!

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[Translate to English:] Wien im Fluss. kulturen in bewegung entlang des Wienflusses. Graphic Desgin by Laurice Nasr

kulturen in bewegung

We are active in the summer and are planning our festival „Wien im Fluss“ on August, 28 with concerts and lectures from Lalala, Fem*Friday, Culture X Change and many more. Check out our webpage.

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