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

Author: Kate Hawkins

Kate Hawkins

Kate Hawkins is the Manager of PR and Online Engagement at the Canadian Women's Foundation.

Using Digital Skills to Deal with COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges and exacerbating many pre-existing inequities. To better understand how communities are working address this new reality, we spoke with Denise Bouchard from Digital Skills, a First-Nation-led education program in Long Lake 58 (LL58), Ontario.

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“Indigenous women don’t need a voice. We need more microphones.”

Cree journalist and 2019 Landsberg Award winner Connie Walker

Cree journalist and 2019 Landsberg Award winner Connie Walker pushes Indigenous stories – like Cleo Semaganis Nicotine’s – into the spotlight.

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Gun Violence Against Women and Girls is Preventable

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A lot of factors can turn a violent situation into a lethal one, but the single greatest risk factor for domestic violence becoming fatal isn’t a history of violence, or even prior death threats.

It’s gun ownership.

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Gender Equality Reading Roundup: August 12, 2019

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To keep you up to date, here are the gender equality headlines that caught our attention last week.

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