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Independent: Coronavirus crisis triggered global mental health crisis for women, first-of-its-kind study finds

Coronavirus has unleashed a mental health crisis for women around the world, a first-of-its-kind study has found.

Women were almost three times more likely to say their mental health has worsened in the wake of the pandemic, researchers found.

Care International, a leading global humanitarian agency which polled 10,000 people in 40 countries about the repercussions of the public health crisis, found 27 per cent of women reported an increase in problems linked to mental illness, in comparison to only ten per cent of men.

Read more at Independent.