Voices from the Field: Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Their Collectives in India

IWWAGE-LEAD at Krea University

This report by IWWAGE attempts to summarise the challenges women and their collectives are facing during the lockdown and concludes with a series of recommendations. Insights are based on focus group discussions conducted with CSO partners, project teams, community resource persons, and gender counsellors working on the ground in Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Odisha, as well as secondary literature analysis.

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  • Chhattisgarh
  • Jharkhand
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Odisha


  • Research report


  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Education
  • Financial inclusion
  • Gender-based issues
  • Livelihoods
  • Social Protection