As the pandemic and subsequent economic downturn unfolded, a rush of studies highlighted the unique effect of COVID-19 on women in the global economy. Researchers have called on governments, multilateral institutions, and private employers to place women and girls front and center in recovery efforts.
The task for corporations is to address the negative effect of COVID-19 on women in the workforce while creating a path for lasting equality. The challenge for investors is to actively participate in petitions for change and to reward diversity and equality with capital.
The above is a excerpt from a piece by Marypat Thenell Smucker featured on TheImpactivate.com.