COVID-19 Pandemic, Reversal Of Treaditional Gender Roles & Domestic Violence: Examining The Relationship Between COVID-19 & Gender Based Violence In Ghana
Project Overview1. To examine how the pandemic has impacted families especially married couples in fulfilling their parental obligations. 2. To explore the level of men’s involvement in household chores due to the pandemic and the challenges they experience as they are negotiating their masculine identity. 3. To determine the extent to which covid-19 emasculate men and how that leads men to abuse (or the lack of therefore) their partners. 4. To critically explore how the association between covid-19, reversal of traditional gender roles, and domestic violence is moderated by religion, lineage, place of residence, and social class in Ghana.
Project KeywordsCoronavirus, Domestic violence, gender roles, Ghana
Title: Assistant Professor
Department or Unit: Sociology
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CONVERGE is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation, Program on Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (Award #1841338). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.