Author: Kate Hawkins
Kate Hawkins is the Manager of PR and Online Engagement at the Canadian Women's Foundation.
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.
Cree journalist and 2019 Landsberg Award winner Connie Walker pushes Indigenous stories – like Cleo Semaganis Nicotine’s – into the spotlight.
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.
To keep you up to date, here are the gender equality headlines that caught our attention last week.