Author: nancy boyce

More than a Footnote: National Policy Roundtable on Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women

DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) /Réseau d’action de femmes handicapées (RAFH) Canada will be hosting a national policy roundtable called More Than A Footnote. The roundtable will be focused on the systemic violence that women with Disabilities and Deaf women continue to experience across Canada. More than a Footnote is taking place December 1st, 2017 in Ottawa. For […]

New Comprehensive CFL Policy on VAW Called “Bold,” “Historic”

The new policy on violence against women the CFL announced Thursday after almost a year of development is a huge step forward on a number of levels. Tracy Porteous, the chair of the Ending Violence Association of Canada and the executive director of Ending Violence B.C., called it “bold” and “historic”on a media conference call, and […]

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