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Intersectionality and the Experiences of Women with Disabilities

Author(s):
Julianne M. Acker-Verney

Year of publication:
2017

Pages:
13

In this report, Julianne Acker-Verney explores the impacts of changing public services on women with disabilities in Canada using a gendered, intersectional analysis.

A lack of accessible and affordable public transportation options in many communities influences women’s choices and independence. It also impacts opportunities for employment and education, access to health care and other services and, participation in many social activities.

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