Women During General Community Quarantine (GCQ): A Case Study

Women Covid-19 General Community Quarantine

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20 November 2021

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The Philippine government has imposed General Community Quarantine (GCQ) measures to slow the risk of the spread of COVID-19. This study seeks to identify the problems women encountered during this period and determine solutions to address those problems. Descriptive qualitative method multiple case study design was used. With thematic analysis, results found out that women are burdened by family security and financial capability, which contributes to the triple role of women. Moreover, resiliency has emerged as the main factor in solving these burdens. This study contributes to the fifth Sustainable Development Goal, gender equality, and women empowerment.