The Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo is sounding warnings around gender inequalities in the Covid-19 economic response.

She’s asked the government for a ‘please explain’ as to why when women have been disproportionately affected by the crisis, the initiatives aimed at boosting the economy mostly favour men.

* Recorded by RNZ 2 June 2020. Republished with permission.

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