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A Gender-Transformative Response to COVID-19 in Myanmar

by Catherine Ragasa; Hnin Ei Win; Isabel Lambrecht; Khin Zin Win; Kristi Mahrt; Michael Wang

May 27, 2020

On 27 April, the Myanmar Government published the COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan (CERP) which aims to mitigate COVID-19's impact on the macroeconomic environment and the private sector and to ease the impact on laborers, workers, and households. The CERP action plan should pay explicit attention to gender discrepancies to avoid unintentional harm or aggravating existing gender inequalities.