SHAWNA Newsletter Summer 2021

SHAWNA Newsletter Summer 2021

Office re-opening, staff updates, including new team members, new photovoice project with Indigenous Peer Researchers, food insecurity study findings and SHAWNA at the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research!

Access to Responsive Justice seeks Indigenous, Black & POC voices

Access to Responsive Justice is seeking Indigenous, Black and People of Colour who have been impacted by gender-based violence to help guide its research. Hosted by the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) in partnership with community organizations, Access to Responsive Justice is a University of British Columbia community-based research project.

Gender in the age of pandemic: Mitigating the triple burden of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affected women but the Canadian and British Columbia governments largely failed in providing a gender-sensitive response. This is among the findings of a new study from the Gender & COVID-19 Project presented by CGSHE researcher and Simon Fraser University fellow Alice Murage at CGSHE’s monthly Research In Progress Seminar.