8 women in social impact share their visions for an equitable pandemic recovery

Centring the perspectives of women of colour and young women

Why It Matters

Canadians are facing a long road to recovery from the pandemic, but not all have been, or will be, equally impacted. Women of colour and young women have led the country through the pandemic, and they’ll feel the most intense economic and societal impacts — so their perspectives should be at the forefront of any conversation about recovery.

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