Business & Economics

A Gendered Pandemic: Why Women in the Workforce Have Been Hit by COVID-19

This pandemic has brought to light what many have known for decades: in times of economic crisis, women in and out the workforce are hit hard.  Job losses from COVID-19 have affected women more than men, a reality that captures various issues of gender inequality in the global economy. Questions of unpaid housework, care and […]

The Use of the ‘Act of God’ Clause in Commercial Contracts Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has, at present, claimed over 3,000 lives and reported cases have surpassed 100,000 globally. Inevitably, this economic shock has resulted in businesses being unable to fulfill certain contractual duties and this has had a big impact on global supply chains. With no foreseeable improvement in the situation, a potential option […]