Gendered workforce: Drawing men to work in care

Monday, November 6th
3:45 – 4:35 p.m.

Care work has traditionally been seen as “women’s work,” which is reflected in Canada’s care sector and in the undervaluing of care work. This panel will explore the implications of this inequity and will also examine the experiences of care work from the perspective of male care providers, and the barriers to drawing more men into the sector.


André Picard

André Picard

Journalist, Globe and Mail


Dr. Miguel Fontes, PhD

Executive Director, Institudo Promundo

Scott Robins

Direct Support Fellow

Dr. Ito Peng

Dr. Ito Peng

Care Economies in Context, University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Global Social Policy
Director of the Centre for Global Social Policy at the Department of Sociology, and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto