Applying a gender lens to COVID-19 responses in the Australian university sector

Project Details

The aim of this project is to enhance equitable responses to COVID-19 in the university sector by applying a gender analysis to policies, programs and services actioned in response to the pandemic. The work will contribute to ongoing policy responses by ensuring that any differences in the way processes, policies or structures are likely to impact unfairly on different groups of women are anticipated and decisions are made that take account of and are responsive to gender.

Researchers

Dr Georgina Sutherland, Disability and Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Cathy Vaughan, Gender and Women's Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Dr Tania King, Disability and Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Dr Humaira Maheen, Disability and Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Ms Anna Scovelle, Disability and Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Dr Meghan Bohren, Gender and Women's Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Dr Lila Moosad, Gender and Women's Health Unit, University of Melbourne
Ms Jacqui Parncutt, Disability and Health Unit, University of Melbourne

Funding

Centre for Health Equity, University of Melbourne

Research Group

Disability and Health Unit


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