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

Author: Maria Kampen

Maria Kampen

Maria Kampen is the summer student with the Public Engagement team at the Canadian Women’s Foundation. She has a BA in History and English from the University of Toronto, and is currently enrolled in Humber College’s Professional Writing and Communications program. She loves art, baking, and her cat, Tibby.

Q&A: Support Needs Spike After #MeToo

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On October 2017, the #MeToo Movement prompted new conversations about the pervasiveness of sexual assault and harassment. The hashtag, , spread like wildfire across social media and encouraged many survivors to seek help. Eight months later, sexual assault service providers are struggling to keep up with the demand that #MeToo and recent high-profile cases have […]

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Here’s How Wrap-Around Supports Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

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The past year has seen several crucial moves toward closing the gender pay gap in Canada. The promised proactive pay equity legislation for federal workers, Ontario passed  legislation in April, and  have begun to equalize their gender pay differences. While all of these are important steps in making the pay gap a thing of the […]

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