Autumn/Winter Webinar Series: Inequalities and Covid-19 – Turning Back the Clock? Women’s (un)paid work in 2020

Event Date: Monday 14th December 2020

Turning Back the Clock? Women’s (un)paid work in 2020 ‘Turning Back the Clock? Women’s (un)paid work in 2020’ was hosted by the UK Women’s Budget Group, chaired by Director Mary-Ann Stephenson, and explored the impact Covid-19 has had on women’s paid and unpaid work. This webinar was part of a series of webinars hosted by […]

Turning Back the Clock? Women’s (un)paid work in 2020

Turning Back the Clock? Women’s (un)paid work in 2020’ was hosted by the UK Women’s Budget Group, chaired by Director Mary-Ann Stephenson, and explored the impact Covid-19 has had on women’s paid and unpaid work. This webinar was part of a series of webinars hosted by the UK Women’s Budget Group addressing the most pressing issues facing women across the UK today.

We heard from Professor Tracey Warren (Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham) and Professor Clare Lyonette (Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick) on the impact of Covid-19 on working-class women. Anne McMunn and Baowen Xue (The ESRC International Centre for LifeCourse Studies in Society and Health, University College London) presented on the mental health impact on women of combining paid work and caring responsibilities during Covid-19. Alison Andrew (Senior Research Economist, Institute for Fiscal Studies) presented on how mothers and fathers have been balancing work and family under lockdown.

Watch the recording of the event here: