Systemic crisis further exposes inequalities: poor women’s Global struggle against hunger and pandemic
Without a doubt, the global pandemic of COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the economy and, consequently, on the population.
The current situation might present an opportunity to strengthen mass movements and to steer the focus towards the rights and livelihoods of women and workers. The ongoing Indian farmers’ movement, which started before the pandemic and continues to stay strong, offers the opportunity to steer the national discourse towards such an agenda.
No matter their age, Saudi women are treated like minors — to the point that many require permission from their sons to work, study, or travel.