Here’s how a feminist approach could lead to a stronger COVID-19 recovery

YWCA Canada CEO Maya Roy shares four big ideas for rebuilding more inclusive, equitable communities

Why It Matters

COVID-19 is not impacting all Canadians equally — the most marginalized communities are bearing the brunt of it, both economically and in their vulnerability to the virus itself. These are patterns our government should not ignore, because they illuminate deep inequities in our society that need to be addressed with policy change.

var TRINITY_TTS_WP_CONFIG = {"cleanText":"Here\u2019s how a feminist approach could lead to a stronger COVID-19 recovery. When the Coronavirus began hitting North America earlier this year, there was some talk of it being \u201cthe great equalizer,\u201d since supposedly everyone was equally susceptible, regardless of factors like age, race, or socioeconomic status. In the weeks that have followed, it\u2019s become clear that\u2019s simply not true.\u00a0 Maya Roy is the CEO of YWCA Canada, which operates 32 service centres across the country and has in many ways been on the frontlines of the pandemic, as an organization providing services like shelters and affordable housing.\u00a0 And as the head of a frontline service provider, Roy has an intimate perspective on how vulnerable communitie

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