Pandemic responses must ensure human rights are protected

CATEGORY: Media and COVID19
DATE: 21 May 2020
AUTHOR: Mail & Guardian

Finn Reygan  Ingrid Lynch

Not all people bear the burden of the global pandemic and the effect of related state responses equally. The pandemic is deepening inequalities for those living in poverty with a disproportionate effect on women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people, displaced and homeless people, and those with disabilities, among other marginalised groups.

Professor Finn Reygan and Dr Ingrid Lynch work at the Human and Social Capabilities Division in the Human Sciences Research Council

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