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Hair and Breast Cancer Picasso

By Diane Driedger

A drawing of a woman with watercolour

Diane Driedger is a poet, writer, visual artist and educator. Her first poetry book, The Mennonite Madonna, was published in 1999. She is author of the Last Civil Rights Movement: Disabled Peoples’ International, and editor or co-editor of four anthologies by women with disabilities, including, Living the Edges: A Disabled …Continue reading Hair and Breast Cancer Picasso

Maria Veronica Reina

A woman with disabilities talking in the United Nations

  It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our sister Maria Veronica Reina. She advocated for women with disabilities rights at international level, in particular she contributed to the Convention of the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD). We offer our heartfelt condolences to her family …Continue reading Maria Veronica Reina

AMPLIFY: DAWN Canada’s Summer 2017 newsletter is now availab…

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AMPLIFY: DAWN Canada’s Summer 2017 newsletter is now available on our website! In this issue, we discuss the vulnerability of women with disabilities to become victims of human trafficking. We also share some preliminary findings and an update on our project Legislation, Policy and Service Responses to Violence Against Women with Disabilities …Continue reading AMPLIFY: DAWN Canada’s Summer 2017 newsletter is now availab…

What do women with disabilities have to celebrate at Canada’…

What do women with disabilities have to celebrate at Canada’s 150?

A woman laughing in a sunny day / Une femme souriant en une belle journée ensoleillée

Canada is ‘celebrating’ 150 years in this year.  But with the highest rates of sexual violence and unemployment and an historically persistent void, or should we say abyss in policy, programming and funding at every level of government, what do Canadian women and girls with disabilities have to …Continue reading What do women with disabilities have to celebrate at Canada’…

Trafficking: Impact on People with Disabilities

Healing the Wounds of Trafficking: A Project for Canada

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Bonnie Brayton is honoured to have been selected to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program at World Learning #IVLP educational tour “Healing the Wounds of Trafficking: A Project for Canada” hosted by the United States Department of State and administered by World Learning. Participants on the IVLP …Continue reading Trafficking: Impact on People with Disabilities

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