Covid-19: Women, girls bear unequal share of pandemic burden, U.N. warns

Keir Simmons and Yuliya Talmazan - NBC News

In an interview with NBC News, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Amina Mohammed discussed the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls, including the increase in child marriages and abuse. "Meanwhile, with nearly 1.5 billion schoolchildren affected by Covid-19 school closures, Mohammed said the pandemic has also forced millions of women around the world to choose between feeding their children and educating them at home," according to the article.