Will the Pandemic Exacerbate or Mitigate the Digital Gender Gap?

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, economies were forced into lockdown to help slow the transmission of the virus. These measures had a devastating effect on livelihoods, particularly those of low-income households, and women, who face a unique set of challenges. The pandemic has deepened the gender divide along with income, assets, jobs, and livelihoods.

Themes: Digital Payment Ecosystems, Financial Inclusion, Women’s Empowerment