Household response to an extreme shock: Evidence on the immediate impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on economic outcomes and well-being in rural Uganda

“There has been a large decline of 60% in household non-farm income due to household enterprise profits and labour income being almost wiped out post the lockdown. As a result of this, there is an increase in the likelihood of missing a meal, a higher likelihood of having a major argument with spouse and an increase in perceived frequency of intimate partner violence against women in the village.”

via Mahreen Mahmud and Emma Riley