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COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

Author: Emma Partridge

Emma Partridge

Emma Partridge is the Marketing Coordinator for the Canadian Women’s Foundation.

Le travail inquiétant des femmes dans la pandémie COVID-19

Au Canada, les femmes sont nettement plus inquiètes que les hommes au sujet de la crise COVID-19. Par exemple, un récent sondage réalisé par Abacus Data a révélé que 49 % des femmes ont déclaré se sentir “très inquiètes” de l’épidémie, contre 33 % des hommes. Trente-sept pour cent des hommes ont déclaré qu’ils n’étaient “pas du tout inquiets” ou “peu inquiets” à propos de l’épidémie.

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Women’s Worry Work in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Women in Canada are significantly more worried about the COVID-19 crisis than men. For example, a recent poll by Abacus Data found that 49 per cent of women reported feeling “very worried” about the outbreak, compared to 33 per cent of men. Thirty-seven per cent of men said they are “not worried at all” or “worried only a little” about the outbreak.

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Four Things Robyn Doolittle Has to Say About #MeToo

A split screen photo with author Robyn Doolittle on the left and her book cover Had it Coming on the right

In her second book, Robyn explores the impact of the #MeToo movement in Canada. Here are four key takeaways from the book.

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Gender Pay Gap Means That Student Debt Most Affects Female Post-Grads

The soaring cost of post-secondary is well-known and is generally understood as one of the central reasons students are now having to take out more and more student loans. Less discussed, however, is the way in which women are disadvantaged in this increasingly unforgiving economic environment.

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