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Sister2Sister Leadership Summit: Putting women and girls at the centre of pandemic recovery

June 12, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on our societies and economies, of which women, especially women of colour, Indigenous women, and low-income women, have been disproportionately impacted.

An upcoming virtual event on the “Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality” organized and hosted by the Sister2Sister program, at  Newcomer Women’s Services, Toronto, spotlights this issue.

The free day-long virtual summit looks at the impacts of COVID-19 through an intersectional gendered lens in order to build a resilient world, especially for the women and girls at the centre of recovery.  The Sister2Sister program supports the journey to recovery. The women in this program are learning about gender-based violence, human rights, which are women’s rights, community activism, the importance of mentorships and self-advocacy.

When: June 12, 9.30am-5pm
How to attend: Register online
Who can attend: Everyone is welcome!
Agenda & speakers: Information available here