In this fascinating opinion piece, political scientists Mala Htun and Francesca Jensenius lend their insight as gender violence experts to contextualize the increased reporting around domestic violence since the beginning of the pandemic. [Washington Post]
You're reading Case Report, a weekly digest of our expert network's best research, analysis, and policy recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Families lives have been turned upside by the social and economic impacts of the pandemic - and, as is so often the case, women are bearing the brunt of the burden. Our issue this week examines how women and their families are faring in this new reality.
The news media’s reporting on a pandemic spike in violence against women. It might actually be declining.
This is hard for everyone. It's even harder for parents who don't make much money.
Remember that Econofact brief on working families by economist Elizabeth Ananat and public policy researcher Anna Gassman-Pines that we featured a few weeks ago? Their research was covered in this sweeping overview of how middle-class families are adjusting to the crisis. (Hint: not well.) [FiveThirtyEight]