Events

Women with Disabilities’ Experiences of Violence and its Prevention on University and College Campuses

Human Rights & Equity Services in collaboration with Anti-Violence Network presents: "Women with DisAbilities' Experiences of Violence and its Prevention on University and College Campuses" Speaker: Terri-Lynn Langdon, MSW, RSW, (Thrive Counselling) Date: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 Time: 12 noon - 1:30 PM Location: room 201, Institute of Applied Health Science, McMaster University Campus, Hamilton… Continue reading Women with Disabilities’ Experiences of Violence and its Prevention on University and College Campuses

Activism

Remembering Violence Against Women

Twenty-two years ago today, a gunman entered a university in Montreal and killed 14 women - simply because they were women. During this same 20 years, over 700 Aboriginal women and girls have gone missing or been murdered across Canada.  In Canada there are approximately 1,900,000 women aged 15 and over who have disabilities.… Continue reading Remembering Violence Against Women

Disability Movement

Can’t find work? Can’t find a partner? Why not be a phone sex worker?

"Confidence is the sexiest thing a woman can have. It's much sexier than any body part.” - Aimee Mullins First of all I just want to say this is not the blog I intended to write tonight. I am well aware that there may be people reading this who do not agree with what I… Continue reading Can’t find work? Can’t find a partner? Why not be a phone sex worker?

Disability Movement, Upcoming events

Looking for #Toronto Participants: #Women with #DisAbilities Discussing Experiences of #Violence and its Prevention on #University and #College Campuses

What: A project exploring experiences of violence and violence prevention on university and college campuses in Canada. Who: Women ages 18-29 who have attended a Canadian University or College program within the last 5 years AND who self-identify as: * Having a disability (physical/intellectual disabilities/sensory disAbilities) * Persons with mental health histories or have experienced… Continue reading Looking for #Toronto Participants: #Women with #DisAbilities Discussing Experiences of #Violence and its Prevention on #University and #College Campuses