Strategies for a gender-inclusive response to COVID-19

gender inclusive response to covid 19

gender inclusive response to covid 19

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“Public health strategies aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including physical distancing, frequent hand washing, and self-isolation, impact all of us, and in particular, the marginalized communities that we work with. As we continue to work with community stakeholders to integrate these strategies, it is important to also integrate strategies that address the existing social determinants of health that impact WHAI’s priority populations of women (women living with HIV, African, Caribbean and Black [ACB] women including newcomers, Indigenous women, Trans women, women who use substances, women who experience violence, and women who are or have been incarcerated). Below are some considerations that have arisen to date.”

Source: Women & HIV/AIDS Initiative

About Peter Kim

Strategic Communications Manager, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition