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Policy Matters

Apr 15, 2020

As states enact sweeping measures to mitigate the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the burden of such efforts may deepen existing social and economic inequities, particularly among vulnerable women and children. What will be the impact of recent coronavirus legislation, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, on low-income working women? What are the long-term effects of parental stress on young children, particularly in terms of increases in child abuse and maltreatment amid ongoing stay-at-home orders?

This special podcast is drawn from a webinar hosted by the Baker Institute on April 9. It features Dr. Quianta Moore, who is the Baker Institute Fellow in Child Health Policy. Moore is joined by Ms. Zeinab Bakhiet, research associate in Child Health Policy at the Institute.