March 8, 2016

Equality Means Acknowledging Marginalized Women, Too

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Bonnie Brayton’s International Women’s Day blog was published on Huff Post Canada. In this piece, Bonnie discusses the difference between equity and equality for women with disabilities.

“Women with disabilities, including yours truly, have had it with the message of equality. News flash to politicians, journalists, feminists and ableists everywhere: equality is not the means by which all women become equal. Equality is the outcome of practicing equity. Equity, however, means more than treating people the same, it means accommodating differences.”

Read it in full here.