The impact of COVID19 on women businesses

Economic insecurity as a result of the pandemic has particularly affected women. The Rapid Impact Assessment Survey by UN Women, UNDP and UNFPA showed that as a result of the #COVID19 pandemic, 56% of businesses had to close, leading to about half of households (49%) experiencing declining incomes due to pandemic. The economic crisis created by the pandemic has affected especially self-employed women (71%).

Published on 12/10/2020

Mimoza Kusari, Member of Parliament in Kosovo and passionate supporter women's empowerment announces that during the budget review she has proposed a special code to help women businesses affected by the pandemic, worth 400 thousand euros.

Ardita Morina Dobroshi, Entrepreneur, explains the impact of the pandemic on her business and the innovative way of management during this period.

This campaign is supported by the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund for COVID-19 Response and Recovery (MPTF).