My latest contribution on Covid19 and inequalities. The main ideas are :

  • Covid-19 exacerbates inequalities and pre-existing socioeconomic disparities, thereby threatening the stability of many countries
  • Inequalities’ transmission factors include education, job exposure to infections, job availability, housing, transportation and safety nets
  • Supporting the income of disadvantaged households and boosting job supply should be the priority. Impact finance and philanthropic funds, such as zakah and waqf, are important in complementing government-supported mechanisms

Full article at IRTI Blog : https://blogs.irti.org/why-covid-19-exacerbates-inequalities-and-what-to-do-about-it/

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