Gendered Experiences of COVID-19 in India /

This edited volume critically reflects on the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected and continues to affect women in India. Drawing on a range of qualitative and quantitative research, contributors analyze the implications of the pandemic on the informal sector, migrant women workers, wom...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: George, Irene (Editor,, Kuruvilla, Moly (Editor,
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
Edition:1st ed. 2021.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • 1: Gender dimensions of COVID 19: An overview
  • 2: Pandemic crisis and economic engagement of women: A historical enquiry on implications of catastrophes on female economic participation
  • 3: Economic challenges for women in post COVID India
  • 4: Stay home, stay unproductive: Self -employed and home-based women entrepreneurs during COVID 19
  • 5: The plight of migrant women workers: Looking at 'ghar wapsi' through a gender lens
  • 6: COVID-19 and the challenges of Anganwadi and ASHA workers with special reference to Maharashtra
  • 7: COVID-19- Gendered experiences of frontline health workers in Kerala
  • 8: Existing reproductive rights and health framework for Indian women: Prevalent disharmony due to perinatal depression and its exacerbation due to Covid-19
  • 9: Gender dimensions of mental health during COVID-19 in Assam
  • 10: Quality of life of elderly women during the pandemic-COVID-19
  • 11: Gender, the pandemic and education policies: Higher education at the cross roads
  • 12: Challenges during and due to COVID-19 pandemic in the lives of transgender persons in Kerala
  • 13: Undesirable citizens: Stigma and struggles of sex workers during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 14: Cyber crimes against Indian women: Before and during Covid-19
  • 15: Gender equality in the criminal justice system of India: the state of Kerala during Covid-19
  • 16: Conclusion.