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Supporting vulnerable women during the pandemic – an interview with Akilah Downey of The Redwood Shelter

The Redwood Shelter provides safe emergency lodging for women and their children who are fleeing abuse, and necessities like nutritious meals, toiletries, and diapers for babies. In addition to this,…

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Women without Canadian legal status are differentially impacted by COVID-19

By Sarah Wong Canada’s economic response plan to COVID-19 has helped many individuals stay financially afloat these past few months. Despite this, Lisa Rupert, Director of Housing Services and Violence Prevention for YWCA, states that the pandemic has differentially impacted women without Canadian legal status.

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