Legislating Bodies: The Fight to End Sizeism & Appearance-Based Discrimination

Oct 5, 2019

12:15

Zoom Webinar

30mins

Dr. Jill Andrew, PhD is the MPP for Toronto-St.Paul’s, the Ontario NDP’s Culture Critic and the Women’s Issues critic. Jill is also a member of the ONDP Ontario Black Caucus a first of it’s kind in the province. Outside of politics, Jill is also co-founder of Body Confidence Canada and is an award-winning educator, equity and body-image advocate, speaker and writer. As theco-founder of #SizeismSUCKS and Body Confidence Awareness Week, Jill advocates to end size and appearance-based discrimination, harassment and bullying. Her first Private Member’s Bill 61 which has successfully gone past second reading in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario is advocating for the establishment of an Eating Disorders Awareness Week the first week of February across Ontario.

  • Dr. Jill Andrew, PhD, MPP