Policy brief // Perkumpulan PRAKARSA






The Impact of COVID-19 on Women-led MSMEs
Kasım 30, 2020
Herni Ramdlaningrum, Fiona Armintasari, Cut Nurul Aidha, Dwi Rahayu Ningrum

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Abstract

KEY POINTS:
1. The negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on MSMEs, particularly women-led MSMEs are: business shutdown, mass layoffs and reduced working hours for workers.

2. Women-led MSMEs have not received enough support both from the government, private sectors as well as civil society organisations. Moreover, formal financial institutions is still lacking in providing access to finance for women-led MSMEs.

3. The utilization of technology enables MSMEs to sustain and minimize loss amid COVID-19 pandemic, however digital literacy has been understood only by a small number of women-led MSMEs.

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