Summary of the e-Discussion on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women in Politics
This e-Discussion raised awareness and collected experiences, knowledge, and good practices on women’s political participation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as explored how to best mitigate the crisis’ effects on women voters, women candidates, and women elected officials to ensure women’s full and equal political participation at all levels of public decision-making processes.
Participants, including women in politics, civil society activists, practitioners and academics, joined this e-Discussion from 21 March to 11 April 2022. Along with our partners, we would like to extend our thanks to all the followers who took the time to answer the questions of this e-Discussion and share experiences, practices, and recommendations.
The submissions contributed to the elaboration of this e-Discussion summary, augmenting the knowledge base available on the topic.