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Family Caregiving during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada and South Korea: preliminary survey findings and their policy implications


Webinar, CA

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For this session, we welcome Dr. Ito Peng, who will provide a comparative social policy lens into family caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples from Canada and South Korea will be drawn to discuss the current situation and future possibilities in the arenas of long-term care, childcare, and the inequities that pervade the distribution of the burden of care. 


12:00-12:05 PM Welcome & Introductions
12:05-12:45 PM Lecture
12:45-12:55 PM Moderated Q&A
12:55-1:00 PM Closing and upcoming sessions

Featured Speaker

Circular image of Dr. Ito Peng

Dr. Ito Peng is a Canada Research Chair in Global Social Policy at the Department of Sociology, University of Toronto. She is an expert in global social policy, specializing in gender, migration and care policies. She has written extensively on social policies and political economy of care in Asia Pacific. Her teaching and research focus on comparative social policy, and gender, care and migration policies. She just completed a SSHRC funded international partnership research project entitled Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care. She is currently engaged in two research projects: The Care Economy: Gender-sensitive Macroeconomic Models for Policy Analysis, funded by William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Open Society Foundations (PI – Maria Floro), and Care Economies in Context: Towards Sustainable Social and Economic Development, funded by SSHRC Partnership Research Grant, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Open Society Foundations (PI – Ito Peng). 


This is our March Lunch&Learn session of the 2021-22 Training Year. The Lunch&Learn series is designed to introduce our Fellows, team members, and partners to emerging research in topics of population dynamics and population aging. These modules will cover the Four CAnD3 Population Aging Axes: (1) family and social inclusion; (2) education, labour and inequality; (3) migration and ethnicity; and (4) wellbeing and autonomy. 

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