Global Development

Significan Progress
Significant Progress

For the first time in two decades, global poverty is rising – and at an alarming rate. The confluence of COVID-19 and entrenched gender inequalities have compounded to affect vulnerable women and girls in developing countries.


As of February 2021, Canada contributed $940 million to the COVAX facility, to help provide low- and middle-income countries with access to COVID-19 vaccines and other medical supports.


— Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, 2020

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