The ANITA project examines the working conditions and access to health care of women domestic workers (DWs) in Peru as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. It will propose recommendations to improve DWs’ access to social protection in the event of future pandemics.
Through a collaboration with researchers in Peru and Colombia, the Upstream Lab is contributing to research that will:
- Characterize and compare the health and working conditions of women DWs before COVID-19 and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Identify the barriers that affect the knowledge of access to social protection policies by women DWS in the formal and informal economies.
- Co-design feasible and context-adapted recommendations to improve access to social protection among women DWs.
ANITA Project members attended a workshop on Respondent Driven Sampling led by the University of Toronto on January 18, 2023.