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With Suzanne Jay, Asian Women for Equality, Fay Blaney, Aboriginal Women’s Action Network (AWAN), Taina Bien-Aimé, Coalition Against Trafficking of Women and Dani Plumari, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter

December 4, 2020

With Julie Diesta, Vancouver Committee for Domestic Workers’ and Caregivers’ Rights, Trisha Baptie, formerly Exploited Voices now Educating (EVE) and Ashani Montgomery, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter

November 27, 2020

With a Guaranteed Livable Income, women would not have to be economically dependent on men. It would increase women’s ability to resist exploitation and abuse from bosses, co-workers, landlords, pimps, and battering husbands.

By Dani Plumari
July 4, 2020

British Columbia must provide concrete options to leave prostitution, including a guaranteed livable income, safe affordable housing and addiction mental health services.

By Karla Gjini
June 28, 2019

We believe that the application of Guaranteed Livable Income will ensure that no one, let alone Indigenous women, suffers from economic hardship and poverty.

By Hilla Kerner
December 2018

As feminists we are demanding our fair share of the common wealth. The successes of the feminist revolution is rooted in collectively insisting on 100% of what we want, making the impossible, possible – for our desire for freedom makes Guaranteed Livable Income only a minute step towards our vision of liberation

By Maria Wong
May 2018

A Guaranteed Livable Income must be set high enough to meet adequate standards of living. It should provide all basic necessities such as a nutritious diet, safe adequate housing, transportation, and allow for discretionary spending to enhance full participation in community life.

By Maria Wong
August 15, 2017

Understanding that the poverty of women is an equality issue obligates the federal government to secure and ensure economic independence for the women in Canada

By Hilla Kerner
September 27, 2010

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