This rapid review investigated the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions to address gender inequalities due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the domains of work, health, living standards, personal security, participation, and education. The review was conducted on behalf of stakeholders from the Equality Inclusion and Human Rights team at Welsh Government. The review offered evidence of interventions and innovations relating to each of the six domains and provided evidence that stakeholders can use to evaluate existing and potential future policies. Findings from the review have been fed back to the Equality and Human Rights Commission officers in Welsh Government and is feeding into gender equality policies. Evidence will inform workplace policies linked to paternity leave and combatting the gender pay gap. Welsh Government will also use the findings from this review in conjunction with wider work on protected characteristics such as disability, race, and socioeconomic factors – especially within the Welsh Government’s Equality, Race and Disability Unit work.
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What innovations can address inequalities experienced by women and girls due to the COVID-19 pandemic across the different areas of life/domains: work, health, living standards, personal security, participation and education?