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Access to Justice for People with Disabilities & Litigation for Women and Girls with Disabilities in Canada – Inclusive Asia

Access to Justice for People with Disabilities – Initiatives and Good Practices
Online Seminar Series, Seminar 4

Poster Header Image – Logo image of Inclusive Asia and a stock image of people with and without disabilities

Friday June 30, 2023
8:00 am – 9:30 am (Toronto) – 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm (Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei)

Speaker: Kerri Joffe, Human rights lawyer at ARCH Disability Law Centre

Kerri has been involved in disability rights litigation at various tribunals and courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada and presented law reform and policy submissions about disability law issues to legislative committees, governments, administrative bodies and the United Nations Committee on the rights of Persons with Disabilities.

In this session, Kerri will share with us barriers to access to justice for persons with disabilities in Canada and civil society-led initiatives to enhance access to justice. She will also discuss intersectional feminist lenses in legal advocacy addressing discrimination against women with disabilities.

Inclusion support:

  • English-Mandarin
  • English- Cantonese
  • English-Korean interpretation
  • China Sign Language
  • Hong Kong Sign Language
  • International Sign Language
  • Live subtitle in Chinese


Special thanks to IRIS (Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society / Institut de recherche et de développement sur l’inclusion et la société); Ability Beyond Borders

June 27, 2023