Massive rebuilding job to be required globally post COVID-19: Sania

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Dr. Sania Nishtar has said massive rebuilding job would be required globally post COVID-19 with prioritizing gender related targets in all programs.

She was speaking at Asian Development Bank annual meeting virtually with focused discussions on a woman-focused recovery for a more inclusive post-COVID 19 future.

The meeting held in Manila discussed that COVID-19 has wiped away a disproportionately higher share of women s jobs, widening gender gaps in labor market access and increasing women’s vulnerability to poverty.