Jun 30, 2020

Report: COVID-19 Disproportionately Impacts Women's Health, Work & Financial Security

A new state report finds women in Vermont have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. The COVID-19 disease itself has affected their personal health, but the economic downturn associated with the pandemic has also seen a uniquely large impact on women's financial stability and economic security. This hour, we'll take a close look at the report's findings.

Click here to listen and read the full transcript of this Vermont Edition discussion with guests Cary Brown, executive director of the Vermont Commission on Women and Brattleboro Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, a member of the commission working on possible legislative solutions. 

Child care is a recurring theme throughout this robust conversation! 

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