Resource Materials


Impact on populations: 

The Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Young Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic – PDF link 

Early Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic – PDF Link

COVID-19 has “devastating” effect on women and girls – Lancet (Cousins 2020) – PDF link

New findings confirm global disruptions in essential health services for women and children from COVID-19 – External website link 

COVID-19: Working with and  for young people (UNFPA, 2020) – External PDF link

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Family Planning and Ending Gender-based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage Pandemic, UNFPA – External PDF link

Gender inequality and the COVID-19 crisis – PDF link

COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls – PDF link

The impact of COVID-19 on fertility plans in Italy, Germany, France, Spain and UK: External website link

Early Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Findings from the 2020 Guttmacher Survey of Reproductive Health Experiences: External website link

COVID 19 & Young People – preliminary findings (Rutgers) – PDF link

I feel that things are out of my hands How COVID-19 prevention measures have affected young people’s sexual and reproductive health in Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda and Zimbabwe – Rutgers International Study – PDF link


Pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic WHO – PDF link

Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic response on intrapartum care, stillbirth, and neonatal mortality outcomes in Nepal: a prospective observational study – 

COVID-19  Technical Brief Package for Maternity Services, UNFPA 

Building back better: 

Invest in health and uphold rights to build back better after COVID 19 – PDF link

Accountability for SRHR in the context of the COVID 19 pandemic (Schaaf et al. 2020) – PDF link 

SRH Preparedness Toolkit – PDF link

Global GUSO Celebrations – External website link

2020 Joint UNICEF-UNFPA-WHO Virtual Meeting with Manufacturers and Suppliers – External website link

Information and education: 

Deciphering COVID-19 disinformation, Policy brief UNESCO –