The economic crisis due to COVID-19 has hit women workers hard. They’ve lost work in greater numbers and have also taken on a disproportionate amount of care work. An equitable recovery must take this into account. As Armine Yalnizyan says, “no recovery without a she-covery, no she-covery without child care.”
The Role of Early Learning and Child Care in Rebuilding Canada’s Economy after COVID-19 is a new report from Jim Stanford at the Centre for Future Work. It outlines the huge potential impacts a universal early learning and child care program could have in Canada. Key findings include:
Read the report here.