Archives: DisAbled Women’s Network Canada
Friday, June 3, 2016
NEADS and DAWN Canada conducting research on campus VAW experienced by women with disabilities
Lately, numerous media reports have demonstrated that rates of sexual assaults being experienced by women students at campuses across North America have increased. Despite the increase, very few of these institutions have a sexual assault-specific policy (as of 2014). As a result of Bill 132 in Ontario – the Sexual Violence and Harassment...
Monday, May 16, 2016
Considering Disability in Violence Against Women work
by Anna Przednowek, PhD Candidate, Social Work, VAW Hub RA The Violence Against Women (VAW) hub is embracing the spring season with great excitement as we commence a new hub project with our community partner, the DisAbled Women's Network Canada (DAWN). Issues around women with disabilities have largely been ignored or siloed in Canadian...