COVID-19 has dramatically impacted social norms among gender, as well as equality and inequality. Women have been facing an increase in job loss, compared to men. Typically, in a recession, there is a greater unemployment rate among men. The pandemic, however, seems to affect females more than males. Females often work in jobs that call for closer proximity to colleagues and so it’s harder to make social distancing a priority. This impacts their jobs and their ability to work. Also, many working moms are making the difficult decision to stay home with their children because schools and daycare facilities are closed. This also impacts their ability to do their jobs properly and many times leads to more women than men finding themselves without a job and, therefore, facing unemployment.