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Book Launch Event: Legal Capacity, Disability and Human Rights

Join IRIS on August 10th at 6pm EDT to announce the book launch of Legal Capacity, Disability and Human Rights! This international collection of essays on the right to legal capacity was co-edited by Dr. Nicolás Espejo Yaksic and our very own Dr. Michael Bach. Hosted by the Human Rights Division, today it will be … Continued

Local Safety & Inclusion Solidarity Network – Vancouver, BC Establishing a Community Safe Hub: Mamook Kloshe

Safe Hub – Mamook Kloshe By Joyce Fosella, Executive Director (WAVS) What is safety for women? There are many programs, shelters, transition houses and subsidized housing that women who experience intimate partner violence. These is a need for the protection of women who are abused. How can that issue be addressed? Over 25 years ago … Continued

Establishing & Reactivating the Local Safety & Inclusion Solidarity Networks

Local Safety & Inclusion Solidarity Networks are being established or reactivated from coast to coast to coast – Vancouver to Iqaluit to Saint John! The aim of these local networks is to bring together community members and front-line workers who are from, and/or provide services to, Indigenous, Black, and other racialized groups, refugees, and/or people … Continued