The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ 2020 Alternative Federal Budget Recovery Plan takes a health-in-all-policies approach to planning for a just recovery from COVID-19. The plan outlines concrete plans for a caring economy, income support, healthier
Off the back burner: Diverse and gender-inclusive decision-making for COVID-19 response and recovery
This commentary article by Bali et al. highlights the disproportionate impact of pandemics on women. The authors argue that it is essential to include a diverse group of individuals in decision-making for an effective COVID-19 response and recovery, with particular attention to the perspectives of women from low-middle income countries.
This commentary article from Ryan and Ayadi outlines the short and long-term health and economic impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls, and proposes actionable recommendations for healthcare, public health, and policy development for a gender-responsive, intersectional approach to pandemic planning.
COVID-19 pandemic guidelines for mental health support of racialized women at risk of gender-based violence
This knowledge synthesis report from York University, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), summarizes the findings of a rapid review on the racialized and gendered social determinants of mental health among those exposed to gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report from the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) and YWCA Canada provides intersectoral data on the gendered impact of COVID-19 related to class, race, immigration status, violence, and type of work, and highlights policy recommendations to consider in Canada's recovery plan.
This report from Trans Youth Canada summarizes the preliminary findings of three surveys about the impact of COVID19 on the healthcare, education, and community/social service needs of trans, Two-Spirit, and/or gender diverse youth (16-24) in Canada.
This report from Egale and Innovative Research Group presents the results of an online survey to assess the disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 on the financial, mental, physical, and social health of LGBTQI2S communities.
Beyond sex and gender analysis: An intersectional view of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and response
This policy brief from Hankivsky and Kapilashrami describes an intersectional perspective on race, gender, racialization, and other social determinants of health related to COVID-19.
This article from Wenham, Smith and Morgan describes the gendered impacts of COVID-19. It describes how to avoid reproducing or perpetuating gender and health inequities through the public health response to the pandemic.