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17 Sep 2020 | RMS

Coping with crisis: Home-based workers adapt during the lockdown

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A SABAH employee works on a sewing machine, stitching protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For a country like Nepal, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic – particularly the lockdown implemented to contain it – have been harsh. Health issues are a secondary concern for the many informal sector workers and daily wagers who have had to struggle for their very livelihoods, often facing hunger and extreme uncertainty.  Read more

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