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Longer-term projections

Even in the face of this unprecedented recession, history offers some cautions regarding the gendered effects that are to come.

Girls and young women who leave education or employment during disease outbreaks are less likely than their male peers to return, according to past pandemic experiences like Ebola in West Africa.

As more people stay at home or become ill, pregnancy rates rise, skill gaps widen, and girls and women take on more domestic duties.

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