During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of workers turned to work from home all or part of their time. At peak times, approximately 35% of workers are working remotely due to the pandemic. However, many jobs are not conducive to telecommuting.
As the quest to curtail COVID-19 continues, it has become imperative for lots of individuals to work from home. While the work-from-home schedule has a wide range of benefits, its numerous challenges cannot be overemphasized.
When G7 Foreign and Development Ministers meet in London this week they will discuss investing $15 billion in developing countries in the next two years. This development fund will help women access jobs and build resilient businesses to combat the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19.