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ContributorsMajercak, Kalina
ContributorsCavaliere, Paola
ContributorsThompson, Sarah
ContributorsSmith-Pollard, Najuma
ContributorsRameshfar, Saphira
ContributorsBridgeforth, Danielle L.
ContributorsHunt, Mary E.
Country CoverageOSCE region
Country CoverageUnited States
Accessioned Date2021-04-01T15:59:26Z
Availability Date2021-04-01T15:59:26Z
Issue Date2021-03-30
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....."
Subject Keywordsracism and xenophobia
Subject Keywordsintolerance
Subject KeywordsMuslims
Subject KeywordsChristians
Subject Keywordsgender identity
Subject Keywordsgender
Subject Keywordsanti-discrimination
Subject Keywordstolerance
Subject Keywordsstereotype
Subject Keywordsprejudice
Subject Keywordshate speech
Subject Keywordsfreedom of religion or belief
Subject Keywordsrace and ethnic relations
Subject Keywordsreligion or belief
Subject KeywordsBaha'is
Subject KeywordsJews
Subject Keywordsethnic groups
Subject Keywordsethnic and national minorities
Subject KeywordsPeople of African descent
Subject KeywordsAsian
TitleBerkley Forum: Gender, Religion, and COVID-19
Other TitlesIntersectional Approaches to COVID-19 Response and “Building Back Better”
Other TitlesJapanese Women Leading Gender Equity Efforts in Religious and Faith-Based Spaces during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Other TitlesOpportunities for Faith Communities to Address the Challenges Women and Girls Face Due to the COVID-19 Emergencies
Other TitlesShowing Up! Female Faith Leadership in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Other TitlesThe Role of Religion in Responding to COVID-19: A Baha’i Perspective
Other TitlesWhen Enough, Really is Enough: Living in Balance after the COVID-19 Pandemic
Other TitlesWomen Step Up: Feminist Faith Leadership in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Material Typethematic report
Material Typewebsite
Corporate AuthorsGeorgetown University: Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs
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Key IssuesGender based discrimination
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