Could COVID-19 Make Gender-Mainstreaming Ubiquitous in Public Policy?

  • Transparency: a behind-the-scenes look at my day-to-day.
  • Inclusivity: bringing others along in the journey.

Why Gender-Mainstreaming Matters Post-Pandemic



  1. How does/has the coronavirus impact/ed women?
  2. How does/has the coronavirus impact/ed men?
  • women are falling behind
  • men are falling behind
  • everyone is falling behind

Unfortunately, we largely operate under the assumption that government policy is gender-neutral. The result? Unfavorable economic externalities. Micro and macro.

We need to ensure women AND men play an integral role in the ideation, implementation, and evaluation of all legislation.

And here’s something most people don’t realize: fundamentally, the objective of gender mainstreaming is to create successful policies. Achieving gender equity is its corollary.

Bottom line:




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Katica Roy

Katica Roy


CEO of Pipeline Equity | Gender Economist | Award-Winning Leader | On a mission to achieve gender equity, once and for all.