Women with disabilities

Women with disabilities

Inclusive social policy development: ideas for practitioners

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Elizabeth Kwan
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at ways to help make organizations more inclusive of diversity considerations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 088810457X
Notes: 
Review, Network Spring 1998: A booklet, designed for practitioners, administrators and researchers in the social policy field to provide: ways to help make organizations more inclusive of diversity considerations; tools for building diversity-affirming communities; and, examples of inclusive projects and activities.

The impact of block funding on women with disabilities

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Shirley Masuda
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the effects of Canada Health and Social Transfer payments on women with disabilities. Disability benefits, home care, health care, and the deficit are all studied in the context of the lives of women with disabilities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA .M37 1998
ISBN 066263473X
Notes: 
<p>Text in English and French on inverted pages. --- Title on added t.p.: L'incidence du financement global sur les femmes ayant un handicap. --- Review, Network Summer 1998: The Impact of Block Funding on Women with Disabilities, part of the series of policy research document funded by the Status of Women Canada this year, by Shirley Masuda, examines the effects of Canada Health and Social Transfer payments on women with disabilities. Disability benefits, Home Care, Health Care, and the deficit are all examined in the context of the lives of women with disabilities. Other documents produced this year include: Spousal Violence in Custody and Access Disputes: Recommendations for Reform and Aboriginal Women in Canada: Strategic Research Development.</p>

Women With Disabilities Action Group

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Groups Served: 
Women with disabilities
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Support group/peer support
Alternative care

The Women with Disabilities Health Action group, a satellite group of Pacific DAWN: DisAbled Women's Network, is a non-profit group, which works to improve the health and well being of women who have disabilities through self help and advocacy. Advocacy, via information referral, assists women with finding solutions to problems in getting health and well being needs met. The Vancouver based group meets bi-monthly. Women who are interested in joining please call 253-5665.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-878-3211
Fax Number: 
604-235-5665
Street Address: 
301 - 2056 Franklin St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5L 1R3
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