There is very little research concerning pregnancy, labour, birth and motherhood among women with physical disabilities and women with disabilities more broadly. While most women face a variety of social and emotional pressures to have children, research has found that women with disabilities have a very different experience, as they are often pressured not to have children.
Home is at the heart of family life, where family relationships are formed and nurtured throughout the life cycle. It’s also where family resources – which include finances, food, living space and personal energy […]
Roxanna Gumiela, RECE, BA, MPA
Canadian families have become increasingly diverse, as social, economic and demographic shifts have led to a greater recognition of the many family types that contribute to the fabric of Canadian society. One such family type […]
Food security is an issue that is deeply intertwined with the health and economic well-being of families in Canada.
Over the past several decades, mental health has become an increasingly popular topic in public discourse, fuelled in part by our increased understanding of the many ways it affects all levels of society. When […]