Essays

Social Isolation is also Dangerous: The Increasing Loneliness of Turkish Women During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Merve Celtikci

Why do women bear the greatest costs of social isolation? In Turkey, the “stay home” lockdown measures have reinforced gender norms while also cutting off women from social networks, both strong (family and close friends) and weak (neighbors, coworkers) ties.

Istanbul, Turkey 20 January 2021
Essays

Care, Covid 19 and Domestic Work in Latin America: An Opportunity for Recognition

Tallulah Lines and Jean Grugel

Quintana Roo, Mexico 10 December 2020
Essays

Nanny Solidarity Now: The Nanny Regulation Movement as Racialized Class War

Veronica Deutsch

The regulation movement is led entirely by white British women, yet migrant workers make up at least 47% of the sector. These groups benefit from implicitly racist and classist structures by centering themselves as the “qualified” option.

London, UK 4 November 2020
Letters and Reflections

March to September: A Father’s Story

Abuajela Elatrsh and Benjamin Morgan

London, UK 30 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

A Bonding Stitch: In Honour of the Seamstresses of Toronto

Norin Taj

During the initial weeks of the pandemic, as the world was coping with looming anxieties and uncertain futures, many women, in their homes and communities, sewed hundreds of face masks to keep their communities safe. This poem, in Urdu and English, is for these unsung heroes.

Toronto, Canada 22 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Solidarity, Care and Despair

Robyn Fawcett

Lichfield, United Kingdom 14 October 2020
Essays

“Support Our Students”: Class Aspiration, Online Education and COVID-19

Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Manipal, India 24 September 2020
Essays

“Our physical and mental health are most affected by our material conditions”: The Struggle of Frontline Health Workers in India

Sanjana Santosh

Facing the pressure to do multiple surveys along with their routine work, frontline health workers in India wonder why the collected data is so valued while their labour and time congealed within the data remain undervalued.

Thane, India 10 September 2020
Essays

Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in ‘Child Nurses’ During the Pandemic

Deepali Aparajita Dungdung

None of these women have left their workspaces since the pandemic began. Normally they would travel to meet their friends on the non-working Sundays. Unfortunately, the pandemic has ceased the Sunday gatherings, curtailing further these women’s opportunity for solidarity.

Ranchi, India 8 September 2020
Essays

VIRAL CARE: Spectacles of Care as a Substitute for Domestic Workers’ Rights

Simiran Lalvani and Sanjana Santosh

This analysis of comedic content posted on social media during the pandemic examines employer's expressions of gratitude towards working class domestic workers in India, and asks how it might translate in terms of providing job security, salary and working conditions.

Mumbai, India 25 August 2020
Essays

The Struggle of Phd Mothers During Covid-19: A View from Singapore

Anonymous

Singapore, Singapore 19 August 2020
Essays

Social Welfare Strike: A Call to Action from the Academy

Semassa Boko

Irvine, USA 13 August 2020
Essays

Una breve introducción a CUIDAR: Estudio sobre tiempos, formas, y espacios de cuidado en casa durante la pandemia

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Essays

CUIDAR means CARE : A study about times, forms, and spaces of care within the household during the pandemic

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Photos and Art

COVID-19: An Illustrated Journal

Iulia Pascu

Bruxelles, Belgium 3 August 2020
Essays

Nannies in Lockdown: Virtue, Power, and the Value of Women’s Work

Veronica Deutsch

Despite their perceived lack of value, during the Coronavirus pandemic nannies are being framed as an essential and urgent service. If these nannies and their ‘unskilled’ labour are an economic necessity, perhaps fair remuneration for hazardous work shouldn’t be off the table.

London, UK 20 July 2020
Letters and Reflections

Testimonies of Confinement: Women and Men in Academia

BCNUEJ - Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice & Sustainability

Barcelona, Spain 16 July 2020
Essays

THE DIGNITY OF TIME: CONTRADICTIONS OF WORK AND CARE FOR MIDDLE CLASS WORKING MOTHERS.

Serena Brigidi, Fabiola Mancinelli, Juan M. Leyva-Moral, Marta Ausona Bieto

Barcelona, Spain 8 July 2020
Essays

RISK: CARE: RESPONSIBILITY: SOLIDARITY? Essential Labour during the Covid-19 Pandemic in India

Gayatri Nair, Paro Mishra and Anindita Majumdar

New Delhi, India 2 July 2020
Photos and Art

Conversations with Krishna: Everyday Musings of a Child Growing Up in Pandemic Times

Radhika Govinda

Edinburgh, Scotland 25 June 2020
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