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Canada

Access to Resources Labour/Roles Norms/Beliefs Power Institutions/ Laws
Risk Lack of access to housing means 20% Indigenous people live in overcrowding; can't isolate
Illness/ Treatment Undocumented migrants scared to seek testing and treatment
Health Systems/ Services Children in low income families - most often headed by women - less likely to have access to internet for online schooling
Social Impacts
Economic Impacts 42% of youth (15-24) fear losing their job/income due to COVID-19
Security Impacts

Gender Working Group

We meet online on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss key issues, activities, opportunities, and ideas for collaboration. We have a long and growing list of resources on gender and COVID-19.

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Canada

Gender Working Group

We meet online on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss key issues, activities, opportunities, and ideas for collaboration. We have a long and growing list of resources on gender and COVID-19.

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Risk & Access to Resources (Canada)

Risk & Labour/Roles (Canada)

Examples of how formal and informal gender roles increase risk of infection

Risk & Norms/Beliefs (Canada)

Examples of gendered understandings of vulnerability and risk

Risk & Power/Decision-making (Canada)

Examples of who has ability to protect themselves, move freely to avoid infection, etc. and who does not

Risk & Institutions/Laws (Canada)

Examples of policies and laws that might increase vulnerability/risk of specific genders or groups

Illness & Access to Resources (Canada)

Examples of how access to resources affect experiances of illness/treatment

Illness & Labour/Roles (Canada)

Examples of who cares for ill and how labour effects experiances of illness

Illness & Power/Decision-making (Canada)

Examples of who has ability to make decisions about treatment and care

Illness & Institutions/Laws (Canada)

Examples of policies and laws that might affect health outcomes of specific genders or groups

Social Impacts & Access to Resources (Canada)

Health Sytems & Labour/Roles (Canada)

Examples of impacts on healthcare workers; how gendered roles (formal and informal) affected experiances of health systems & services

Health Systems & Power/Decision-making (Canada)

Examples of who makes decisions and has power within health systems and about services

Health Systems & Institutions/Laws (Canada)

Examples of policies and laws that affect both COVID related healthcare and other healthcare system functions

Social Impacts & Access to Resources (Canada)

Examples of how changes in access to social programs and social response programs affect people differently

Social Impacts & Labour/Roles (Canada)

Examples of impacts on social roles of and social costs born by different genders and groups

Social Impacts & Norms/Beliefs (Canada)

Examples of sexist, racist, etc. attitudes and the impacts of different social groups

Social Impacts & Power/Decision-making (Canada)

Examples of who is deciding social priorities and how social autonomy is affected by outbreak and response

Social Impacts & Institutions/Laws (Canada)

Examples of policies and laws that determine access to education or social supports, and that do or do not address discrimination

Economic Impacts & Access to Resources (Canada)

Examples of who has access to employment, income support, internet to work from home, etc. and who doesn't

Economic Impacts & Labour/Roles (Canada)

Examples of different economic impacts on gender dominated industries and on care roles

Economic Impacts & Norms/Beliefs (Canada)

Examples of expectations around who gives up paid employment and what industries are most important

Economic Impacts & Power/Decision-making (Canada)

Examples of who decides how resources are used, who has financial influence and who doesn't and why, as well as incidents of economic discrimination/disempowerment

Economic Impacts & Institutions/Laws (Canada)

Security Impacts & Access to Resources (Canada)

Examples of links between access to resources - like housing, income support - and insecurity

Security Impacts & Labour/Roles (Canada)

Examples of incidents of violence and/or discrimination towards care providers/workers; role of security sector in response

Security Impacts & Norms/Beliefs (Canada)

Examples of who is viewed as a threat to security and who is viewed as victims of insecurity during crisis

Security Impacts & Power/Decision-making (Canada)

Examples of insecurity exacerbated by power relationships / disempowerment

Security Impacts & Institutions/Laws (Canada)

Examples of policies, laws and institutions related to protecting specific populations, addressing violence and hate etc.