National Newswatch

The missing voice of women in COVID-19 policy-making

Oct 14 2020 — Ivy Lynn Bourgeault — Women remain conspicuously absent from decision-making tables across Canada despite being disproportionately affected by COVID-19 at work and at home. Women’s voices in policy-making would amplify the message that the overwhelming burden of “care work” women shoulder, especially during this pandemic, makes all work and our recovery from COVID-19 possible.