Intersectionality is everywhere these days. The Canadian government uses it to help explain its “Gender Based Analysis Plus” approach to policy and program development. Even Forbes writes about its value in the workforce.
Black feminist Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term in 1989 and since then, intersectionality has found its way into the work of many organizations, including the MATCH International Women’s Fund.
The goal is to create a more equitable world. If you don’t understand what intersectionality is or why it should matter to you, then read on.
At its most stripped down, inter
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