Why We Need To Focus On Equity To Have A Sustainable Economic Recovery After COVID-19

A sustainable recovery requires a plan to bring gender equity to the forefront. Women have been disproportionately affected by coronavirus-related job losses, and female small-business owners are also expected to receive less funding help to sustain themselves. An inclusive economy is a must for long-term economic health. By benefiting more people, it’s stronger for everyone. The undue financial brunt that women are bearing right now isn’t a surprise. When it comes to women and money, history is against us: From property rights to pay inequality, we have systematically been governed by power structures that have limited our financial independence. Put simply, women have historically had less access to capital. And nowhere is this more evident than in the business world. Read more at Fast Company.