National Association of Women and the Law

Promoting Canadian women’s equality through action, legal research and education.

  • Feminist Law Reform 101

    With the support of a generous donation from Shirley Greenberg, the NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education has developed an open access law reform course. The course’s purpose is to train law students, civil society and social justice advocates more broadly in the skills necessary to advance equality rights. It is also offered as a template and resource for law professors designing courses on feminist law reform.

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  • The Alison Dewar Scholarship in Women’s Equality, Labour and Human Rights Law

    The NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education and Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne and Yazbeck LLP have established a scholarship in memory of our deeply missed colleague Alison Dewar. The Alison Dewar Scholarship in Women’s Equality, Labour and Human Rights Law was launched on October 20, 2015 at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Common Law.

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  • Joint Brief on the Impact of Bill C-42 on Women’s Safety

    On May 7, 2015, NAWL submitted a Joint Brief on the Impact of Bill C-42 on Women’s Safety to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

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  • Gendered Dissent workshop

    On May 12-13, 2014, Julie Shugarman and Pam Cross presented on a panel with the Barbra Schlifer Clinic and FAFIA at the Gendered Dissent workshop hosted by the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode Law School.

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