Facilitator of Girls Got Game, Camila Serna, attended the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in March, and has taken many of the lessons she learned there back to the girls group.
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is always running a race: the race to help women and girls move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. We are DONE WAITING. We are sprinting toward gender equality for ALL women and girls!
We need to do something about gender-based hate-speech on the internet, and we can start by enshrining protection against online hate in human rights law.
The most pressing finding from DAWN Canada’s work is that there are currently no programs or services focused specifically on women and girls with disabilities. Instead, they’re an afterthought – or not thought of at all – when creating and delivering programs. Instead, they’re footnoted at the end of policy reports.