The Impact of COVID-19 on Working Women
Publication Type
Conference Paper

This research aims to study the impact of COVID-19 on women who are working in higher education institutions in Palestine. In addition to examine the negative and positive aspects of their social professional and educational life. A sequential mixed methods approach was used to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on working women. The phase stage of the research started by qualitative phase through using focus group session in order to explore the lived experience of the working women. Moreover, the findings of the first phase were used to develop the instrument of quantitative approach which was in the second phase of the study. The results of the study have shown that impact of COVID-19 ON working women in regard of the psychological, personal, and economical aspects. The majority of the respondents stated that their lives have been negatively affected due to the pandemic as they could not balance between their duties at home and their jobs which had particularly large impact on working mothers. Also, there has also been different results and impacts that is related to mental health and psychosocial factors, and economic insecurity with COVID-19.

Conference Title
The 3rd Global Conference on Women’s Studies
Conference Country
Conference Date
Feb. 25, 2022 - Feb. 27, 2022
Conference Sponsor
Self Sponsored