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Title: Berkley Forum: Gender, Religion, and COVID-19
Other Titles: Intersectional Approaches to COVID-19 Response and “Building Back Better”
Japanese Women Leading Gender Equity Efforts in Religious and Faith-Based Spaces during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Opportunities for Faith Communities to Address the Challenges Women and Girls Face Due to the COVID-19 Emergencies
Showing Up! Female Faith Leadership in the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Role of Religion in Responding to COVID-19: A Baha’i Perspective
When Enough, Really is Enough: Living in Balance after the COVID-19 Pandemic
Women Step Up: Feminist Faith Leadership in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Contributors: Majercak, Kalina 
Cavaliere, Paola 
Thompson, Sarah 
Smith-Pollard, Najuma 
Rameshfar, Saphira 
Bridgeforth, Danielle L. 
Hunt, Mary E. 
Corporate Authors: Georgetown University: Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs 
Subject Keywords: racism and xenophobia ; intolerance ; Muslims ; Christians ; gender identity ; gender ; anti-discrimination ; tolerance ; stereotype ; prejudice ; hate speech ; freedom of religion or belief ; race and ethnic relations ; religion or belief ; Baha'is ; Jews ; ethnic groups ; ethnic and national minorities ; People of African descent ; Asian
Key Issues: Gender based discrimination
Issue Date: 30-Mar-2021
Publication Place : online
Material Type: thematic report
Format: website
Language: English
Country Coverage: OSCE region 
United States 
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Abstract: "March 2021—the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic sending the United States into lockdown—is Women’s History Month, which celebrates the vital roles and contributions of women to history and contemporary society. As the ongoing pandemic exacerbates underlying challenges for women—such as domestic violence, unpaid care work, and access to education for girls—young women of faith have made positive contributions to COVID-19 response efforts around the world. While many faith communities worldwide are responding to gender and ethical issues related to COVID-19 in positive ways, the pandemic still represents a major challenge for creating more inclusive societies. For instance, the pandemic has exacerbated both anti-Black racism and racially motivated violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Women play important leadership roles in responding to racism, and the March 2021 shootings in Atlanta also highlight how racist violence can be intertwined with theology and gender. Further thought and action are needed as communities around the world work to “build back better” from the pandemic....."
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Tolerance and Non-Discrimination in the Context of COVID-19

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