Position paper on the current COVID-19 outbreak and gendered impacts on researchers and teachers

This position paper has been drafted by the Gender and COVID-19 Task Force of SWG GRI, with Ross Woods as rapporteur and Tjasa Bericic, Jacqueline Grech, Jennifer Harper, Simona Isler, Marcela Linkova, Irene Rehmann, and MijjaSaari as members.

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has published a ‘First “ERAvsCORONA” ACTION PLAN : short-term coordinated Research and Innovations actions’, has established a dedicated online resource for EU supported research and innovation projects and initiatives to tackle the spread of coronavirus and preparedness for other outbreaks and a case study on the impact of sex and gender in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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