International Journal of Labour Research

Gender inequality during the pandemic: Perspectives of women workers in Latin America and the Caribbean

This article seeks to inform the debate on the unequal impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on men and women in the Latin America–Caribbean region. Focusing on women’s working conditions, increased unpaid care work, increased violence against women and the effects of teleworking, it recommends priorities to address these issues for governments, employers and worker organizations, including contributions from women workers and trade union representatives from 13 countries.