Here’s what’s inside Canada’s first-ever feminist economic recovery plan

8 action items to ensure a pandemic recovery that includes all

Why It Matters

COVID-19 is a feminist crisis that requires a uniquely feminist response, say the authors of Canada’s first feminist economic recovery plan. Women and non-binary people, particularly those who are racialized, have been both on the frontlines and the most devastated. Failing to centre their needs in economic recovery planning would mean an incomplete pandemic recovery.

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