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Maude Barlow’s new memoir, Still Hopeful: Lessons from a Lifetime of Activism, weaves hope into the fabric of the pandemic’s economic crises.
As an activist who has advocated for women’s rights and economic empowerment since the 1970s, Barlow shares how women’s economic independence has evolved over the decades, the role civil society plays in their victories, and how to work with or against the government to achieve those ends.
In 1975, Barlow co-founded Women Associates Consulting to advance Canadian women in society – the first organization of its kind for Canada. She went on to be
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