Integrating Gender into Nigeria’s COVID-19 Response

The impact of COVID-19 worldwide show that the pandemic will affect people differently as well as magnify existing inequalities along lines of age, class, disability, gender and income. For measures to be effective, the COVID-19 response must integrate understanding of gender norms, roles, and relations from the start. In this brief, Chitra Nagarajan tells how COVID-19 is affecting women and girls in Nigeria.