Special COVID series: TUES Aug 04th 10:00-11:30 - "Using a gender lens to address COVID19 response in Refugee Settings"


Please join us for “Using a gender lens to address COVID19 response in Refugee Settings” an online Webinar taking place on August 04, 2020, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (EDT).

COVID-19 has become an unprecedented global crisis. The pandemic and its associated economic crisis have exposed deep structural inequalities around the world, with disproportionate effects on women and girls. This webinar will discuss current issues around COVID-19 in refugee settings. A diverse panel of experts from the worlds of international development research and practice will discuss research priorities and possible policy solutions to address COVID-19 in refugee settings.


  • Rachel Kiddell-Monroe (Institute for the Study of International Development and MSF)
  • Jane Linekar (Mixed Migration Centre)
  • Celina de Sola (Glasswing)
  • Stephanie McBride (WUSC)


You can register for the webinar here: https://tinyurl.com/y5r5x353

This is the seventh event in a series of research-to-practice Webinar on the gender dimensions of COVID19 organized by the Women’s Empowerment in Development (WED) Lab at McGill in partnership with the Institute for the Study of International Development and made possible thanks to funding from the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW 2) program, a multi-funder initiative by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Canada’s International Development Research Centre.


Information about the seminar series, including video recordings and related materials from past events can be found here.

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