the impact of covid-19 on women’s livelihoods across sri lanka.
The outbreak of the pandemic has ignited many conversations. Discussions have fluctuated between economics, politics, the environment, and healthcare (just to name a few). As a social enterprise which is concerned for the planet and people, we wanted to contribute our voice to the discussion around Covid-19.
In response to the pandemic, we have taken part in conversations with our team in Sri Lanka and as a result we have written a report on the impact of Covid-19 on women’s livelihoods across the island. Included in the piece:
An explanation as to why we have written the report.
Facts and statistics regarding Covid-19 and its impact on Sri Lanka’s garment workforce and women.
Quotes from our AMMA employees and their experience of lockdown.
AMMA’s role to play in the local community.
Change and challenges for AMMA.
Final thoughts and appreciation.
It is no surprise that the devastating impact of Covid-19 has led many to ask the question: what world do we want to live in when this crisis is over?
We hope it is a world where brands are thriving to support consumers in making sustainable and ethical purchasing decisions. A world where people adopt a refreshed lifestyle of choosing quality over quantity; longevity over trends; and people above profit.
If you are interested in reading the full report then download it as a PDF here.