This series of reports from the Canadian Women's Foundation focuses on gender equality and pandemic recovery in Canada. This includes gender-based analyses, restructuring of care sectors and addressing gender-based violence. It also features a background video, advocacy letter, podcast and statistics on gendered impact of Covid-19.
This blog post from the National Center for Transgender Equality briefly outlines the particular risks for COVID-19 for transgender people, including stigma and discrimination, reluctancy to get help, access to health care barriers and existing health conditions.
This report from the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development summarizes responses from a survey of academics and practitioners on vulnerable groups affected by COVID-19. It also examines policy responses currently in place and the gendered dimensions of policies to encourage policy responses that are more sensitive to the needs of vulnerable groups.
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
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.