Covid-19 Has Been Hardest on Women

In less than a year, women’s equality has rolled back down the hill as fast as Sisyphus’s rock. According to a report by the Century Foundation and the Center for American Progress, “even a 5 percent decline” in mothers’ economic participation “would undo the past 25 years of progress.” 


KATHA POLLITT, “Covid-19 Has Been Hardest on Women,” in The Nation, January 7, 2021.