Type
General Knowledge
Author
Aila Bandagi
Organization
ITDP India
Published in
2020
Submitted by
IRF
Related theme(s)
COVID-19, Social Development
Region
All Regions
Country
India

She Cycles for Change

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe with governments initiating immediate and stringent responses to control the spread of the virus, including the imposition of lockdowns and travel restrictions. These restrictions have had immense social and economic costs, disrupting global supply chains, social interaction, and access to livelihoods. Although these costs are borne by everyone, they have exacerbated the pre-existing inequalities and disadvantages for women. Even before the pandemic, there was an urgent need to improve mobility for women. As we come out of lockdown and work towards a green recovery, cycling can play an important role in improving women’s mobility.

The article is available on ITDP India website by clicking on the link below:

https://www.itdp.in/she-cycles-for-change/