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Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE)

Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE)

Allyship is Leadership

LGBTQ workers often struggle with coming out and feeling safe in the workplace. For many people, the decision to come out is contingent on whether they perceive the environment to be inclusive. This is where allies can step in by taking a stand and creating a culture of safety.

Upcoming event

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Conversation with Dr. Kim Stanton, Legal Director of LEAF (Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund) on December 5, 2017 | 5:00-6:00 PM

GATE in the News

Learning Doesn’t Mean a Livelihood

On International Day of the Girl, Sarah Kaplan and Rachael Goodman argue for The Mark News that, though girls may be encouraged to get educated, family responsibilities and cultural expectations can hold them back from the working world. Also appeared in Japan Times, Peruvian Times, Cyprus Mail

Women in the boardroom: Has the time for quotas arrived?

Op-Ed by Sarah Kaplan and Aaron Dhir (Osgoode Hall Law School) in the Globe and Mail

U of T students protest lack of diversity on all-white social equality panel

Sarah Kaplan is interviewed on CBC's The Current

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