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SFU Experts on International Women’s Day

March 04, 2021
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International Women's Day (March 8) celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Even while challenged by a global pandemic, advances through such movements as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter continue to further conversations and raise awareness around gender biases and inequality.

The following SFU experts are available to speak on women’s rights and gender inequality:

Valorie Crooks, Canada Research Chair in Health Service Geographies, 604.417.9007, crooks@sfu.ca
Topic: Men’s involvement in supporting maternal health
You can read about Valorie’s article on this subject here

Genevieve Fuji Johnson, professor, political science, gfjohnson@sfu.ca
Topic: Issues related to racialized women and their lack of representation in positions of power

Julia Smith, research associate, health sciences, 604.837.4285., jhs6@sfu.ca
Topic: Social and economic impacts of COVID-19 on women, and women working on the frontlines of the response

Amanda Watson, lecturer, sociology and anthropology, 778.956.7784., adwatson@sfu.ca,
Topic: Gendered labour, motherhood, work-family conflict in COVID times, unpaid labour, and equality and inequality

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236.880.3297 | melissa_shaw@sfu.ca

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