Annual Reports

  • Annual Report 2017-2018

    Annual Report 2017-2018

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  • Annual Report 2016-2017

    2016-2017 was a busy year for NAWL. The organization submitted a significant multi-year application for Status of Women Canada funding, launched its online Feminist Law Reform course and kept up its work to advance women’s equality through law reform advocacy. 

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  • Annual Report 2015-2016

    Following Status of Women Minister Patty Hadju’s July, 2016 announcement that advocacy funding would be restored under the Women’s Program, NAWL is cautiously optimistic about the future of the organization.

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  • Annual Report 2014-2015

    In 2014-2015, NAWL continued operating with a skeletal structure. Despite an extremely reduced structure, in 2014/2015 NAWL continued to work toward its vision of providing feminist law students with the skills necessary for advancing systemic law reform remedies at the federal level.

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  • Annual Report 2013-2014

    In 2013-2014, NAWL continued to work toward its vision of providing feminist law students law students with the skills necessary for advancing systemic law reform remedies at the federal level.

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  • Annual Report 2012-2013

    In 2012-2013, NAWL focused the majority of its time on advancing the Women and Law Reform Clinic project that was commenced in 2011, following the completion of a McLean Foundation funded feasibility study and with the financial support from feminist philanthropist Shirley Greenberg.  The NAWL clinic was envisioned to respond to women’s access to justice issues by providing the support and expertise needed to organizations and individual lawyers working on systemic law reform remedies for their clients.

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  • Annual Report 2011-2012

    In 2011-2012, NAWL advanced its work to inspire and reinvigorate a community of equality seeking law students in Canada. A working group of 8 feminist law students completed and published an alternative orientation guide for law students. Downloadable from the NAWL website, the Manual includes excerpts of writing from 28 of Canada

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  • Annual Report 2010 - 2011

    Annual Report 2010 - 2011 NAWL moved forward with a number of exciting projects in the last year: Work with young feminists: In 2010-2011, a significant focus was given to returning to our grass roots and working with young feminists on university campuses. We kicked off the fall with a speaking tour [...]

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  • Annual Report 2009-2010

    NAWL’s work in 2009/2010 relied on the generous support of a number of unions, individual donors and volunteers, whose commitment to women’s equality in Canada allowed the organization to move ahead on three exciting new projects. These three projects included the development of a new look (including our redesigned website), a [...]

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  • Annual Report 2008-2009

    The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL), founded in 1974, is a not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy. We recognize that each woman’s experience of inequality is unique due to systemic discrimination related to race, class, sexual [...]

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