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

Category: COVID-19 Pandemic

Is Gender-Relevant Universal Basic Income Possible?

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Universal Basic Income is not a new idea, but the conversation has come to the forefront due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in Canada, advocates of a universal income pilot have argued that it would cost the government less than CERB benefits. 

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Equal Pay is More Important Than Ever

Money and time

In the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to feel that closing the gender pay gap is not so pressing. But it’s more important than ever.

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The Difficult Economic Side-Effects of COVID-19 for Women

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The COVID-19 pandemic is intensifying economic barriers women already face throughout Canada, and research suggests that pandemics can take a higher toll on women’s incomes than men’s. Although federal and provincial aid and relief announcements are encouraging, many women are still at risk of falling through the cracks.

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Gendered Impacts of Coronavirus

Health care

The pandemic coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, has dominated the news. Many of us are contemplating what we can do to reduce risks and prevent transmission. But have we considered the gendered impacts of coronavirus in Canada?

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