Essays

Forgotten ‘Heroes’: Frontline Nurses’ Experiences of the Covid-19 Crisis

Radha Adhikari, Sushila Karki-Budhathoki, Kate Weir

The government’s appropriation of health professionals as ‘NHS Heroes’ has been mainly a way of keeping the issue of economic and social justice at bay, without making any meaningful political commitment to improve workers’ long-term wellbeing.

Edinburgh, Scotland 19 November 2020
Letters and Reflections

March to September: A Father’s Story

Abuajela Elatrsh and Benjamin Morgan

London, UK 30 October 2020
Essays

Cuidar en tiempos de crisis: Internacionalismo médico en Cuba

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams, Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 28 October 2020
Essays

Caring in Crisis: Medical Internationalism in Cuba

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams and Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 28 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

Our Covid – One Trinbagonian’s Rituals of Caution and Recognitions of Worth

Anonymous

Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean 16 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Solidarity, Care and Despair

Robyn Fawcett

Lichfield, United Kingdom 14 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Mums Need Hugs: The Contradictions of Public Health

Karen Horrocks

South Yorkshire, England 7 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Mental Health and Quarantine: An Excerpt from my Journal

Cecilia Bath

Fortaleza, Brasil 2 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

A Plea from Jakarta: May Empathy and Sympathy be the New Normal

Wisnu Adihartono

Jakarta, Indonesia 17 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
Letters and Reflections

Better Together

Melike Sema Alisan

Istanbul, Turkey 27 August 2020
Essays

Racialized Class Inequality is a Death Sentence: An Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the UK

Cameron Boyle

From housing to healthcare to employment, those outside dominant whiteness are left behind. And now, they are directly exposed to the worst public health crisis that has been seen in peacetime.

Greater Manchester, UK 27 July 2020
Audio/Video

Walking Through Lockdown – An Exercise in Care

Kim Harding

London, UK 22 July 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

COVID-19, Racialisation and Care: Nepali Healthcare Practitioners’ Frontline Experience

Radha Adhikari

Edinburgh. London. Nepal. 26 June 2020
Photos and Art

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

Radhika Govinda

Edinburgh, Scotland 25 June 2020
Photos and Art

Zooming Mum: Lockdown in the Care Home

Kate Carruthers Thomas

Birmingham, UK 23 June 2020
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