Research and Gender Equity During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having significant economic, health and social impacts on women, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people across Canada and the world. In this webinar, CanWaCH and YWCA Canada explore how we can address these impacts by applying a gender lens to research and knowledge production.

 

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PART 1. OVERVIEW

A. Welcome and Introductions, Megan Aikens, Director, Strategic Partnerships & Gender Equality, CanWaCH 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybVDNbl1rE&feature=youtu.be#t=0m00s

B. Introduction of Panelists, Anjum Sultana (moderator), National Director, Public Policy, Advocacy and Strategic Communications, YWCA Canada 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybVDNbl1rE&feature=youtu.be#t=5m47s

PART 2. Presentation Shiva Mazrouei, Research Officer, YWCA Canada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybVDNbl1rE&feature=youtu.be#t=10m59s

PART 3. PANEL DISCUSSION
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybVDNbl1rE&feature=youtu.be#t=23m03s

Moderator: Anjum Sultana, YWCA Canada

Panelists: Shiva Mazrouei, Research Officer, YWCA Canada; Dr. Monica Malta, Global Health Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto; Dr. Alison Riddle, Health and Gender Equality Advisor, PhD candidate

PART 4. Q&A How do we conduct a gender analysis during covid-19 for a new research project?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybVDNbl1rE&feature=youtu.be#t=50m52s

PART 5. Concluding Remarks, Megan Aikens, Director, Strategic Partnerships and Gender Equality, CanWaCH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybVDNbl1rE&feature=youtu.be#t=56m09s

Resources

Book: Nina Wallerstein - Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: Advancing Social and Health Equity, 3rd Edition

Jennifer O’Neil - Applying an equity lens to interventions: using PROGRESS ensures consideration of socially stratifying factors to illuminate inequities in health 

Cochrane and Campbell equity methods resource group 

John Hopkins University's resources for research and COVID-19

To learn more about OCAP® principles: https://fnigc.ca/ocap and https://fnigc.ca/training 

YWCA Canada Gender Equity During a Pandemic Resource List

YWCA Canada’s Born to be Bold Interim Findings Report 

YWCA Canada’s upcoming event on July 28th - A Feminist Economic Recovery Plan