A weekly round-up of insight and analysis in the media from Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, Armine Yalnizyan.
“Poverty was always getting feminized, but expect a galloping rate of feminization of poverty in the next few months,” warned Armine in the Windsor Star on the consequences of a gendered impacts of arecession if governments fall short of creating and implementing a thoughtful economic recovery plan, that includes child care. (September 5)
Ahead of the meeting of the Premiers of Ontario and Quebec, Armine spoke with CBC Toronto news about what should be on their agenda: how to improve supports that help women get back to work, notably safe reopening of schools and preventing the cratering of childcare capacity. (September 8)