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IMF tells Corona that there is a risk in women’s economic and social development, said the loss caused by the lockdown


United Nations Today, International Women’s Day is being celebrated all over the world. On this special occasion, many big personalities from all over the world inspired women empowerment and women to become financially strong. At the same time, the effect of the corona infection that has been going on for a long time has made a profound impact on the economic and social status of women.

Corona infection causes harm to women: IMF

In fact, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Geeta Gopinath has described the Korna virus infection as a risk in the economic and social development of women. He says that the ‘Kovid-19 epidemic poses a risk of losing the economic and social benefits of women achieved through years of hard work’.

He said on Monday that due to the epidemic, all the countries of the world are struggling to advance their economies. Gopinath said that harnessing the tremendous potential of women is a position of benefit for both women empowerment as well as inclusive global economic growth.

Women facing economic crisis due to Corona: IMF

Gopinath said in Dr. Hansa Mehta Smriti Lecture, “We are meeting at a time when due to global health and economic crisis, the economic and social benefits achieved by years of hard work for women have arisen. ”

He said that women have been the most affected by this epidemic. Many women work in areas such as restaurants and hotels. The condition of these areas has become worst due to the lockdown. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, this lecture was organized digitally by the Permanent Mission of India and United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) to the United Nations.

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