Podcast Episode 8

COVID-19 & Gendered Violence

with Ashleigh Weeden

Ashleigh is a rural innovator and community capacity builder, currently pursuing her PhD in Rural Studies at the University of Guelph. In this episode, she talks about the many ways the pandemic has disproportionately impacted women. She discusses the economic and social challenges and explains how these challenges are amplified for women living rurally. Ashleigh also talks about the various care roles that women have taken on and the importance of having feminist leaders.

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