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Gender Inequity in Employment Exposed During Covid-19 Pandemic

Gender at Work, a transnational feminist organization working to end discrimination against women and build cultures of inclusion, recently published a story citing the work of former Family Research Scholar, Nancy Folbre. Folbre (FRS 2007-08), professor of economics, emeritus, research has focused on care work, "work that involves connecting to other people, trying to help people meet their needs. The article discusses the disproportionate amount of women being forced into unemployment during the pandemic. Read the article here