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

Author: Jessica Howard

Jessica Howard

Jessica Howard is Manager, Content and Web at the Canadian Women’s Foundation. Having worked as a journalist, blogger, content strategist and university instructor, she believes that storytelling is key to social change. As a mother of two sons, she is also highly knowledgeable about Lego, Star Wars and Superheroes.

Discussing our Feminist Futures with Elizabeth Renzetti

Journalist Elizabeth Renzetti

In a recent Facebook Live chat, we caught up with Elizabeth Renzetti, Globe & Mail columnist, author, and the winner of the 2020 Landsberg Award.

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The Intertwined Journey Towards Gender and Racial Justice

A headshot of Paulette and Angela

In a recent Facebook Live discussion, we addressed these intertwined journeys and our commitment to recognizing systemic racism as a key barrier to achieving gender equality for all women.

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A Pandemic Can’t Stop Les Scientifines

Two hands pour coloured liquid into a beaker.

This Montreal-based program, which engages girls ages 8 to 17 in fun, confidence-building science activities, has worked hard and innovated to keep supporting girls during the pandemic.

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Cruel Summer: 4 Reasons We Can’t Ignore Childcare Issues in the Pandemic

A mother and son wash their hands together

We’re looking at weeks of keeping kids healthy, happy, and active with limited or no access to camps, sports programs, and community services like pools, libraries, and playgrounds. There are other layers to this too, like screen-time skirmishes where kids and parents/caregivers have to fight for tech and Internet access and work and play space—if it’s even properly available in the first place.

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