NAWL Speaking Out
Posted 2019-06-07 in
Bill C—78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act. Speaking notes of Suki Beavers, Project Director of NAWL, to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, on June 6, 2019.
NEWS FLASH - Two federal political party leaders are ‘Up for Debate’ on gender rights - what about the rest?
Posted 2019-05-30 in
OTTAWA, 29 May, 2019 – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May publicly committed to participating in a federal leaders’ debate on women’s rights and gender equality in the lead-up to the October 2019 federal election.
Media Release - National coalition calls for federal leaders’ debate on women’s rights, gender equality
Posted 2019-05-29 in
OTTAWA 29 May, 2019 - Today, a coalition of prominent women’s rights and equality-seeking organizations in Canada has called on all federal political party leaders to participate in a national debate on women’s rights and gender equality.
Posted 2019-05-09 in
NAWL and 45 other women’s and feminist organizations from across Canada endorse the Open Letter from West Coast Leaf.
Posted 2019-03-22 in Open Letters
Proposals to eliminate gender-based violence in sports
Posted 2019-03-21 in
This discussion paper has been prepared by Luke’s Place Support and Resource Centre, Durham Region, Ontario and National Association of Women and the Law/Association nationale Femmes et Droit* (NAWL/ANFD). Bill C-78: An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act.
Posted 2019-03-08 in Open Letters
Nawl signs the Open Letter to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos prepared by Canada Without Poverty Campaign 2000 and Citizens for Public Justice to strengthen Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty
Posted 2019-01-28 in Open Letters
Click here to read the letter to the Hon. Minister Goodale, written by the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies in partnership with NAWL, NWAC and DAWN.
Action Canada & National Association of Women and the Law respond to 2019 Canada Summer Jobs Program
Posted 2018-12-17 in
In response to the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights (Action Canada) and the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) shared an open letter supporting changes made to the Program.
Posted 2018-10-30 in Open Letters
NAWL Submission to Minister Blair on Dialogue re: Handguns and Assault Rifles
Announcements and Events
- PRESS RELEASE: After waiting decades, women’s rights organizations celebrate changes to the Divorce Act
- Summer Research Support Officer Job Posting
- Remembering Feminist Activist Kate McInturff
- Book Launch: “The Right to Say No – Marital Rape and Law Reform in Canada, Ghana, Kenya and Malawi”
- Forum on housing as a human right: “Le logement, un droit de la personne”
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