Please find below relevant documents for your information: – The Centennial Flame Research Award report by Diane Driedger (English only) - DAWN Canada working with the Labour mouvement presentation - The Inclusive Practice Toolkit – DAWN Canada membership formView full article for FOR PSAC EQUITY CONFERENCE 2017 ATTENDEES
Canada is ‘celebrating’ 150 years in 2017. But where are we really as a country at 150 years? Depends who you are. With the highest rates of sexual violence and unemployment and a complete void in policy, programming and funding at every level of Government, women and girls with disabilities …Continue reading If we start today: Envisioning Equity for Women at Canada’s 160
Groundbreaking partnership in Quebec with CCRW (Canadian Centre for Rehabilitation and Work) focused on Young women with disabilities and employment! DAWN Canada is delighted to be partnering with the Canadian Centre for Rehabilitation and Work! This three year pilot project will be located in Montreal, funded by Employment, Skills …Continue reading Groundbreaking partnership in Quebec with CCRW
Recognizing the realities of girls with disabilities and Deaf girls in Canada, Girls without Barriers (funded by the Canadian Women’s Foundation) is a project dedicated to of increasing the participation of girls with disabilities in girl-serving programs by developing outreach, curriculum, peer support models and approaches that are responsive to …Continue reading DAWN Canada and Girls Action Foundation team up !
In a global women’s march that took place on January 21st 2017 organizers of a virtual disability march committed to promoting equality, diversity, and social inclusion of people with disabilities joined local marchers in a coalition building campaign around the world. As official co-sponsors of the Washington Women’s March supported by …Continue reading Women Disability March
Tackling systemic barriers is about collective responsibility and leadership This first issue of AMPLIFY is about recognizing the systemic barriers faced by women with disabilities and what those gaps mean to women who are already experiencing violence at the highest rates. With the close of the 16 Days Campaign for …Continue reading AMPLIFY: DAWN Canada Newsletter Winter 2017
(The English version follows) Le Conseil Canadian de la réadaptation et du travail recrute un-e Coordonnateur-Coordonnatrice de Programme et Animatrice-Prospectrice d’emploi de Programme pour son programme YOUTH THE FUTURE. En collaboration avec le Réseau d’action des femmes handicapées du Canada (RAFH Canada), ce programme vise à préparer les jeunes …Continue reading Job Openings / Postes à pourvoir
World Cancer Day takes place every year on the 4th February to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer. In addition to our annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign we continue to advocate for affordable and fully equitable health care for women and girls with disabilities, including sexual and …Continue reading WORLD CANCER DAY 2017
Are you a woman with an episodic disability? Have your say by participating to this important survey. The information will be used to develop resources to improve employment opportunities for women with episodic conditions. Contribute to the well-being of all women with episodic disabilities! Deadline: January 8 Continue reading Are you a woman with an episodic disability?
It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our dear sister Dianne Pothier who passed away on January 3, 2017. Dianne graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1982 having won almost every academic prize available, including the University Medal in Law. As a faculty member, Dianne made …Continue reading In memory of Dianne Pothier – March 11, 1954 – January 3, 2017