Technical Brief: Integrating Gender in the COVID-19 Response

Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Integrating gender into the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) response demands consideration of how gender norms and roles, as well as inequitable power dynamics and decision-making, influence people’s experiences and needs at all stages.

This technical brief provides practical recommendations to integrate gender across the six pillars of the RCCE response.