Kelli Rogers has worked as an Associate Editor and Southeast Asia Correspondent for Devex, with a particular focus on gender. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has reported from more than 20 countries.
COVID-19 has shown the economy depends on women’s unpaid work. Short-term responses should be rolled into systemic change, according to experts at the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
UN Women rolled out surveys in multiple countries in Asia and the Pacific just weeks after the pandemic was declared. Statistics specialist Sara Duerto Valero explains how the agency was able to act so quickly, and what the data reveals so far about the impacts of the crisis on men and women.
Instead of 100 datasets, GovLab co-founder Stefaan Verhulst says he would rather have 100 questions. The research center’s new initiative seeks to identify the world’s most pressing problems and then create data collaboratives to solve them.
In Cox’s Bazar, aid groups face a dilemma. In an effort to stall a COVID-19 outbreak, they must reduce staff numbers and scale back services. But what unintended consequences will this have on nearly 1 million of the world’s most vulnerable people?