This post on Mothers with Disabilities was originally published by the DisAbled Women’s Network Canada (DAWN Canada), an organization whose mission is to end the poverty, isolation, discrimination, and violence experienced by women with disabilities and Deaf women. DAWN Canada is a current grantee of the Canadian Women’s Foundation and is working alongside to create […]
On October 2017, the #MeToo Movement prompted new conversations about the pervasiveness of sexual assault and harassment. The hashtag, , spread like wildfire across social media and encouraged many survivors to seek help. Eight months later, sexual assault service providers are struggling to keep up with the demand that #MeToo and recent high-profile cases have […]
This post was originally published on the . Conceived by internationally recognized speaker Julie S. Lalonde, is a collaboration with violence prevention speaker Kevin Vowles and represents speakers with diverse backgrounds, extensive knowledge, rich personal narratives and the capacity to connect with a wide range of audiences. Many Voices for Equity speakers are survivors of […]
When Robyn Doolittle first embarked on theinto how sexual assault cases are handled by police in Canada, The Globe and Mail journalist never imagined the scope of change it would set in motion. The Foundation talked to her about the ongoing impact of Unfounded, the #MeToo Movement in Canada, and the focus of her upcoming book.