Promoting gender equality in COVID-19 recovery plans

PolicyWise is exploring solutions to the gendered impact of COVID-19 on the Alberta workforce.

The pandemic has amplified economic and labour inequalities for women and gender-diverse folks. Racialized women, newcomers, mothers, and young women and gender-diverse people are most impacted. A targeted approach to recovery efforts is required.

Our aim is to identify solutions to improve the economic security and prosperity of all women, girls, and gender-diverse peoples in Alberta. Through enhanced networks, engagement, and collaboration, we’re accelerating systemic change. This three-year project is funded by Feminist Response and Recovery Fund through Women and Gender Equality Canada.

With this project, PolicyWise is promoting a gender-based, equitable recovery to COVID-19. We're specifically: