Campus Resources

Campus COVID-19 website:

College COVID-19 website:

Coping with COVID-19 Toolkit

For instructors:

Student computer equipment resource:


Local Resources

Champaign-Urbana Community Resources (School of Social Work)

COVID-19 Resources for Individuals and Families in Illinois (Shriver Center on Poverty Law)


COVID-19 Related Funding Opportunities

Special thanks to Rebecca Thornton for creating and sharing this list of funding opportunities.  If you are interested in pursuing one of these opportunities and want to know if there are other WGGP faculty affiliates whose expertise would be relevant for this purpose or if you know of other funding opportunities to circulate, please email Anita Kaiser at

File is accessible through BOX


COVID-19 and Gender Related Blogs

The London School of Economics and Political Science COVID-19 blog

The Rand Corporation: Women and Covid-19

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

The Center for Global Development

The World Bank Group


COVID-19 Data and Related Reading Lists

European Economic Association COVID-19 List of Projects

The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality (April, 2020)

UNESCO Mapping of online articles on Covid-19 and Gender

SSRC Debuts Research Initiatives on Covid-19

African Women 4 Empowerment (AW4E) Call for a Feminist Covid-19 Policy

Data2x.Org Gender and Data Resources Related to COVID-19

COVID-19 Reading List Compiled by the Gender Institute at the University of Buffalo


Articles of Interest

In Her Words: 7 Issues, 7 Days, A Weeklong look at Biases  women face (New York Times, July 21, 2020)

University of Notre Dame Covid-19 and Gender Policy Paper (July 1, 2020)

Opinion: In the wake of COVID-19, academia needs new solutions to ensure gender equity (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, July 7, 2020)

Is Covid-19 turning back the clock on gender equality in academica? (Medium, April 23, 2020)

Impact of COVD-19 on academic mothers (Science, May 15, 2020)

Who is doing new research in the time of COVID-19? Not the female economists (The Centre for Economic Policy Research, May 2, 2020)

The pandemic and the female academic (Nature, April 17, 2020)

When Mom's Zoom Meeting is the one that has to wait (New York Times, April 22, 2020)

Women academics seem to be submitting fewer papers during coronavirus. 'No Room of One's Own' (Inside Higher Ed, April 21, 2020)

A new Covid-19 Crisis: Domestic Abuse Rises Worldwide (The New York Times, April 6, 2020)

Gender equality during COVID-19: 5 ideas for action (UNICEF, March 26, 2020)

COVID-19: the gendered impacts of the outbreak (The Lancet, March 14, 2020)

Gender and COVID-19 in Africa (The Gender and COVID-19 Working Group, 2020)

Portraits Of Resilience: How 19 Women Around The Globe Face The Pandemic (NPR, October 9, 2020)

Women Are Falling Behind (Inside Higher Ed, October 20, 2020)

How the Coronavirus Risks Exacerbating Women’s Political Exclusion (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, November 17, 2020)

School Reopenings - The latest on how government leaders, school administrations, parents and students are navigating an uncertain season (New York Times, 2020)

Coronavirus and gender: More chores for women set back gains in equality (BBC News, November 2020)

How COVID-19 is Affecting Domestic Violence (The MSW@USC, the online Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California, October 13, 2020)

18 Women in the Workplace Statistics you need to know (in 2021) (Fingerprint for Success)

Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Labor Force (Annuity, 2021)

Caregiver Burnout: Symptoms and How to Avoid Them (The Senior List, 2021)