November 10, 2021

Gendered health, economic, social and safety impact of COVID-19 on adolescents and young adults in Nairobi, Kenya

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Infectious disease outbreaks like COVID-19 and their mitigation measures can exacerbate underlying gender disparities, particularly among adolescents and young adults in densely populated urban settings. PMA  completed a phone-based survey in August-October 2020, supplemented by virtual focus group discussions and interviews with youth and stakeholders, to examine economic, health, social, and safety experiences during COVID-19, and gender disparities therein.