Author: Andrea Gunraj and Jessica Howard
Andrea is Vice President of Public Engagement at the Canadian Women's Foundation. Jessica is Manager, Content and Web at the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been linked to spikes in domestic violence reports and crisis calls in China, France, and the U.K. In Canada, service providers have also been sounding the alarm in recent weeks. Learn more about why gender-based violence is connected to the pandemic and what we can do about it.
Women’s leadership is playing a visible and powerful role in Canada’s response to COVID-19. This pandemic illustrates why we need to invest in diverse women’s leadership opportunities and empower girls to reach their potential.