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Why Women Need to Be Part of Latin America’s Recovery

April 09, 2020

The full social and economic impact of the coronavirus in Latin America is of course uncertain. But there’s a lot we do know. 

First, we know that the economic challenges that shook the region in the months before the outbreak are going to be made worse because of it. ECLAC estimates at least a 1.8% reduction in regional GDP this year — as a very optimistic projection — and an increase of at least 10 percentage points in unemployment. They project that the number of...

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