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On October 23, 1986 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Eve, a 24 year old woman with an intellectual disability, could not be sterilized without her consent. Disability rights activist Barb Goode and Tim Stainton PhD, Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship at UBC, discuss the impact the Eve decision has had on the global movement to fully recognize the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities.
· Producer: Brian Salisbury · Videographers: Lee Patola & Joe Carney · Production Assistants: Katrina Salisbury & Rebecca Stainton