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The existing crisis of violence against women has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. WomanACT is working with our communities to promote a coordinated response, support front-line agencies and gather data.
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VAW Sector Survey report – April 2020 – WomanACT
Violence against women and girls data collection during COVID-19 – April 2020 – UN Women
COVID-19 and violence against women: what the health sector can do – WHO
COVID-19 and ending violence against women and girls – UN Women
COVID-19 and Violence against Women and Children A Third Research Round Up for the 16 Days of Activism – Centre for Global Development
Bailout Manifesto: From a Feminist Bailout to a Global Feminist Economic Recovery – AWID
Investing in a Feminist Green COVID-19 Recovery – Oxfam Canada
COVID-19 & Gender-based Violence in Canada: Key Issues and Recommendations – Learning Network
Resetting Normal: Funding a thriving women’s sector – The Canadian Women’s Foundation, Ontario Nonprofit Network, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Kathleen Lahey
Resetting Normal: Women, Decent Work, and Canada’s Fractured Care Economy – The Canadian Women’s Foundation, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Ontario Nonprofit Network, Fay Faraday
Building Bridges, Not Walking on Backs A Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for COVID-19 – Hawaiʻi State Commission on the Status of Women
COVID-19: A Gender Lens – UNFPA
Where are the women? The conspicuous absence of women in COVID-19 response teams and plans, and why we need them – CARE
Bill 184 and tenants’ rights – Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)
Evictions during the COVID-19 emergency – Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
FAQ and COVID-19 housing law – Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
Rent repayment plans – Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)
Renting: changes during COVID-19 – Ontario Government
COVID-19 support for people – Ontario Government
FAQ on COVID-19 income assistance – Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
Income supports for workers and students during the Coronavirus pandemic – CUPE
Domestic violence during COVID-19: Supporting your employees – Empower women
What can employers and companies do during the COVID-19 crisis? – dv@worknet
FAQ on COVID-19 employment and work – Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
COVID-19 Tribunals and courts – Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
Legal Aid Ontario temporary services changes de to COVID-19 – Legal Aid Ontario
Supporting women to access family law supports during COVID-19 – Luke’s Place
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