AVPN Webinar: A Gender Lens Response to COVID-19 Funding & Philanthropy


AVPN Webinar
A Gender Lens Response to COVID-19 Funding & Philanthropy

29 May 2020 | 3:45 pm HKT

Data has shown that women and girls across Asia and the globe are disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Whether it is the exacerbated burdens of unpaid care work on women and girls, or the increasing rates of gender-based violence during quarantine, the gendered impacts of the current pandemic requires an urgent response from funders and philanthropists.

The webinar’s speakers shared their insights from working with grantees as a foundation, building gender lens investing strategies, and leading community-centered programs to amplify the voices of women and girls.

Key Takeaways:

  • The unique challenges faced by women and girls amidst COVID-19
  • How gender funders and other philanthropists can respond to these challenges
  • How funders can work together with their grantees to address gendered impacts not only during COVID-19, but also in the recovery process after