Webinar: Advancing gender equality: A conversation on ending poverty for people with disabilities

When: May 17, 2023, 10:00 – 11:30 AM PT


  • Bety Tesfay, Staff Lawyer at West Coast LEAF
  • Michelle Hewitt, Co-Chair at Disability Without Poverty

Using the 2021/2022 Gender Equality Report Card, this free online discussion between West Coast LEAF and Disability Without Poverty will highlight key actions and inactions taken by the BC and federal government to address economic insecurity and access to healthcare. The presentation will focus on the intersectional experiences of people with disabilities and advancing a framework for ending poverty for people with disabilities in BC and Canada. Bety and Michelle will explore how communities can collaborate to advance gender equality for people with disabilities.

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