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Jewelles Smith

Jewelles Smith

Jewelles Smith is an artist, a solo mom, Ph.D. student, and a fierce activist in areas of women, mothering, disability, and human rights. Smith is chairperson of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities. She currently works as a project coordinator and researcher.

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Anti-Violence Programs Need to Do Better By Women With Disabilities

Anti-Violence Programs Need to Do Better By Women With Disabilities

November 30, 2016

Both the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence campaign and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities fall in this week—so now is a time for a call to action on behalf of disabled women and girls who experience violence and abuse. More »

Living With Disability—And Recession

November 3, 2009

The U.S. Congress designated October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. From an international perspective, the author explains how economic hard times are particularly harsh for women with disabilities. More »