Canada won’t recover from the pandemic without a feminist response.
It’s as simple as that, according to YWCA Canada and the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE). For the past month or so, the two organizations have been focused on a massive undertaking: creating a feminist plan for our country’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
Released today, the plan outlines eight key areas governments should prioritize to ensure all Canadians — including the women and gender-nonbinary people, who’ve felt the most intense impacts — recover fully from the pandemic and economic crisis. The plan makes a total of 26 recommendations for all levels of government to correct the pandemic’s gendered impacts. Co-authored by YWCA Canada’s national director of public policy and strate
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