This Research Brief is organized along four sections. Section 1 describes trends in garment employment during the pandemic overall and for different sub-groups of workers. It also discusses trends in wages and working hours in the sector. Section 2 presents industry reflections on governments’ responses to the pandemic, based on focus group discussions with key stakeholders of the sector. Section 3 summarizes the lessons learned. Section 4 concludes by offering some final reflections and policy recommendations.