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Status of Women committee  The mantra at DAWN Canada is “leadership, partnership, and networking”. That's because we're one agency serving millions of women in this country and the only agency that's focused on women with disabilities and deaf women in Canada. It's one of the few in the world. I think that

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  Consistent funding for the work around violence against women is absolutely critical. The possibility of continuing to do the work we're doing is one of the important ways this happens. Because we're talking about something systemic and long-standing, long-standing and systemic t

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  As I said, it's a community development project. The costs are definitely related to the geographical scope of the project, so it's important to understand that $500,000 is not a lot of money when you're talking about 13 sites across the country. It is again, as I said, what we w

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  It isn't aligned now, but it could be.

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  I think the important thing to understand is that young women with disabilities want to be included like everyone else. Young women with disabilities definitely want to be included. They're not doing anything any different from other young women out there. Coming back to my inc

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  Actually, “we can tell and we will tell” is ours.

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  We have a positive campaign right now on Twitter, on Facebook, and on all social media. I think that's an important way that DAWN Canada is addressing it—through social media, directly, out there in that conversation.

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  It's that larger discussion again, I think, because we all feel we need to do this, to come back to the idea that what we need to do is to develop a national action plan that's inclusive of all women with disabilities, that understands that each woman has an individual need, and

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  Yes, she's been tremendous.

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  Handicap International, it's the name of the organization that's recognized our work.

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  We're a national organization and Handicap International is an international development agency focused on people with disabilities. They have recognized our program, the one that we're currently funded for through Status of Women Canada, as one of the most promising best practic

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  A little over $500,000.

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  Yes, it was one of the most well-funded projects for last year from Minister Leitch. She committed that funding because she understood that what we needed to do was to go across the country to understand what those different intersections are for women with disabilities. It allow

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton

Status of Women committee  One of the most critical things we need to understand is that women with disabilities are not even disclosing. I think really, Niki, that your question is important, but one of the things that DAWN Canada is doing for the 16 days to end violence against women is a campaign call

December 2nd, 2014Committee meeting

Bonnie L. Brayton