Support Local Feminist Organisations: Canadian Association of Elizabeth Frye Societies

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Ottawa is the home base of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Frye Societies. CAEFS advocates for the human rights of  criminalised women and girls, and is a strong , feminist voice for prison reform and abolition.

Their goals include:

  • To increase public awareness and promotion of decarceration for women.
  • To reduce the numbers of women who are criminalized and imprisoned in Canada.
  • To increase the availability of community-based, publicly funded, social service, health and educational resources available for marginalized, victimized, criminalized and imprisoned women.
  • To increase collaborative work among Elizabeth Fry Societies and other women’s groups working to address poverty, racism, and other forms of oppression.
  • Designed by Rachel Gold.