Reproductive Justice includes Women with Disabilities

Earlier this month I spoke at a reproductive justice rally, and as much as I was honoured to be there, it wasn't something I ever thought I would do. For a long time I stayed out of the pro-choice conversation. I have always been pro-choice, but I didn't always feel included in the movement. My concerns about reproductive justice … Continue reading Reproductive Justice includes Women with Disabilities

Women with Disabilities’ Experiences of Violence and its Prevention on University and College Campuses

Human Rights & Equity Services in collaboration with Anti-Violence Network presents: "Women with DisAbilities' Experiences of Violence and its Prevention on University and College Campuses" Speaker: Terri-Lynn Langdon, MSW, RSW, (Thrive Counselling) Date: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 Time: 12 noon - 1:30 PM Location: room 201, Institute of Applied Health Science, McMaster University Campus, Hamilton … Continue reading Women with Disabilities’ Experiences of Violence and its Prevention on University and College Campuses

Looking for #Toronto Participants: #Women with #DisAbilities Discussing Experiences of #Violence and its Prevention on #University and #College Campuses

What: A project exploring experiences of violence and violence prevention on university and college campuses in Canada. Who: Women ages 18-29 who have attended a Canadian University or College program within the last 5 years AND who self-identify as: * Having a disability (physical/intellectual disabilities/sensory disAbilities) * Persons with mental health histories or have experienced … Continue reading Looking for #Toronto Participants: #Women with #DisAbilities Discussing Experiences of #Violence and its Prevention on #University and #College Campuses

#Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations

Unofficial tentative list of organizations whose funding has been cut or ended by the Harper government, including government agencies that supported civil society groups. * *Organizations/ watchdogs whose staff have been fired, forced out, publically maligned, or who have resigned in protest: * ·          Canada Firearms Program (Chief Supt. Marty Cheliak, … Continue reading #Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations