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COVID-19 is causing a backslide in workplace gender equality. Here's how to stop it

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Women are in the fight of their lives as we run the risk of unraveling decades of progress. Stopping the dramatic COVID-19 backslide in workplace equality requires immediate action.
Women and minorities are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic-in the job types and industries affected as well as in the increased demands they face as primary caretakers at home, exacerbated by the current and not-fully-understood childcare crisis. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has acknowledged the pandemic “is having devastating social and economic consequences for women and...
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