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At the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the self-reported mental well-being of women in certain Middle East and North African (MENA) countries was significantly worse compared to that of men. New analysis has found that certain household and employment-related factors, such as food insecurity and labor market participation, are associated with the difference in the self-reported mental well-being between women and men, within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Egypt and Morocco.
Addressing the gender inequality in access to food resources in crisis settings, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, could potentially reduce the inequality in mental well-being observed between the two groups.

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author(s) :
Irene CLAVIJO,
Anna SPINARDI,
Kevin HENKENS
and Nigora ISAMIDDINOVA
coordinator :
collection :
Policy Dialogues
issn :
in process
pages :
2
number :
60
available also in : en
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