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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

Canada Day 2016!

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Canada Day 2016! Canada Day is the national day of Canada celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867, which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire. As we celebrate this year, we need to remember that we …Continue reading Canada Day 2016!

Share Your Voice

Forum for Robust Safeguards in Bill C-14

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Be strong. Be safe. Be heard. Share Your Voice: Community Forum for Robust Safeguards in Bill C-14 Thursday, Ottawa, June 16th Presented by Bonnie Brayton National Executive Director DAWN Canada June 16, 2016 Thank you all for coming today and thank you to our community partners at the Canadian Association …Continue reading Share Your Voice

Disabled Women Activists Lead Anti-violence Initiatives Worldwide

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  Disabled Women Activists Lead Anti-violence Initiatives Worldwide   According to Catalina Devandas Aguillar, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities “little attention is given to the situation of more than a half billion women and girls with disabilities, despite evidence indicating that they are more likely …Continue reading Disabled Women Activists Lead Anti-violence Initiatives Worldwide