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The scars of Covid-19: Preparing for the collateral damages
Asian Journal of Medical Sciences
“The scars of COVID-19 are much more than the virus itself. With a global shutdown in business and financial institutions, the economy is in free fall. Markets plummeted, stocks crashed and unemployment numbers skyrocketed. Apart from the economy, COVID-19 related shutdown has a tremendous impact on the healthcare system …”
“Dear ‘friends of the people’ My booklet: Corona virus the Spluttered Economic Chakravyuh — Who Will Bell the Cat? After several days of sporadic efforts, of around 150 man hours united at the best in spontaneous emotions, guided at the best of lack of perspective, and constants lulls of despair, distress and deprivation, livid at the livid at the injustice of the absurd situations arising out of covid 19 break down , of the citizens, who are poor and vulnerable, and hundreds of millions who’ve lost their livelihood and face destitution starvation and unemployment …”
“COVID-19 has imposed mandatory lockdowns in many countries including India. However, since the lockdown has been imposed, attention is being focused on its economic repercussions and on providing food and shelter to poor and migrants.
But the pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities and created challenges at other fronts too. More specifically, women’s lack of autonomy in the patriarchal homes is further getting reduces when today, `homes’ which are no longer merely seen as comfort zones, but during the lockdown, homes are evolving as spaces where people are working from home and earning their livelihoods, children are attending classes and other activities are being coordinated.
Violence in such homes against women and children is rising during the lockdown. Women and children trapped within homes with the perpetrators of violence are facing severe abuse.
In order to combat the situation and to make homes as safe zones, special measures are required. The government needs to declare domestic violence as `essential services’ and must take steps to provide immediate relief to women and children.”
Borders of An Epidemic
Covid-19 and Migrant Workers