GENDER and COVID-19
Timeline: 2020-07-01 - 2022-06-30
PI: Professor Kelley Lee, Canada Research Chair Tier, Simon Fraser University; Julia Smith, University Research Associate, Simon Fraser University.
Coordinator: Selima Sara Kabir, Assistant Research Coordinator, BRAC JPGSPH
Objective:This project brings together academics from around the world, the School is conducting real-time gender analysis to identify and document the gendered dynamics of COVID-19 and gaps in preparedness and response.
Methodology: Mixed methods study (quantitative survey and qualitative IDIs and KIIs) to mapping and analyse sex-disaggregated data on COVID-19 infections and mortality, and conduct gender-based analysis of policy responses in order to improve national and global responses through policy analysis and key informant interviews.
Donor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation