Archives: DAWN Canada
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Video: Community Voices Webinar Recording
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 CFICE presented Community Voices: Advancing community policy agendas through CCE. Moderated by David Peacock, the webinar had presenters Cathy Wright, Diane Bronson, Bonnie Brayton, and Colleen Christopherson-Cote sharing their experiences working in community-campus partnerships to advance their organization's...
Friday, August 26, 2016
Bringing forth Issues concerning Bill C-14 and Women with Disabilities
by Anna Przednowek, PhD Candidate, Social Work, VAW Hub RA On June 16th I attended the Ottawa based forum for Robust Safeguards in Bill C-14, with a specific focus on "medical assistance in dying" and Canadians with disabilities. The DisAbled Women’s Network Canada's (DAWN's) Executive Director, Bonnie Brayton, was among a number of presenters...
Friday, March 11, 2016
How often do we consider women with disabilities on International Women’s Day?
by Anna Przednowek, PhD Candidate, Social Work, VAW Hub RA While scrolling through my Twitter feed this International Women's Day, I excitedly devoured the many articles about women and girls in various national and international contexts. Since I am deeply interested in the issues facing women, and especially women with disabilities, I was...