30th January 2020 marked the day, which brought the whole world at a greater tension when the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak as Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Since then there had been several events occurring which had vast and significant impact in the economic, political, social and cultural aspects all over the world.
The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit people, countries and institutions differently and brought paradigm shifts in terms of the measures and policies that have been put forward by governments and other institutions aiming at prevention of the spread of the virus. While the significant population of the world has responded well to measures like staying home, some essential workers are left with no option but to serve their communities. Majority of these essential workers are women; in the US alone women makes two-thirds of the frontline workers.