Public Education Tools

  • Feminist Law Reform 101

    Posted 2015-10-23 in Public Education Tools

    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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  • Feminist Law Reform Course at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa

    Posted 2015-10-23 in Public Education Tools

    With the support of a generous donation from Shirley Greenberg, Professor Martha Jackman, member of the NAWL Steering Committee, and Julie Shugarman, NAWL Consultant, created and offered an advanced seminar on feminist law reform at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa during the 2014 Winter Term. During the course, students heard from several expert guest speakers who presented various topics relating to feminist law reform and shared their experience. 

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  • Economic Rights within the Family Project

    Posted 2013-10-21 in Public Education Tools

    With funding from The Law Foundation of Ontario, NAWL has developed A Women’s Guide to Money, Relationships and the Law in Ontario. This online tool responds to the need of young women to know more about their economic rights when entering and leaving common law relationships or marriages and the difference between the two.

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  • Gender and the Law Handbook

    Posted 2012-10-21 in Public Education Tools, Research and Working Papers

    The NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education has published an alternative orientation guide to law school: Gender and the Law Manual: An Introductory Handbook for Law Students. The Manual was compiled by a working group of 8 law students from across Canada following a leadership summit held by NAWL in February 2011.

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  • Women, Work and Equality: An Introduction to Human Rights Law in the Workplace

    Posted 2006-12-02 in Public Education Tools

    Popular Legal Education and Consultation Series: Module 1 This workshop will look at the human rights framework in the federal sector – its strengths and its weaknesses. We will review recommendations that are designed to promote substantive equality for women. In order to remedy systemic patterns of discrimination, governments and employers have [...]

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  • Pay Equity: A Fundamental Human Right

    Posted 2006-12-01 in Public Education Tools

    Popular Legal Education and Consultation Series: Module 2 This workshop will examine why systemic pay inequity happens, how the federal pay equity system operates and what you can do now to help reduce women’s social and economic inequality by fighting for real pay equity.

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  • Remembering Our Struggles, Defending Our Victories: Maternity and Parental Benefits

    Posted 2006-11-02 in Public Education Tools

    Popular Legal Education and Consultation Series: Module 3 This workshop provides an overview of the federal maternity and parental benefits regime and identifies its weaknesses

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