NAWL Speaking Out
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
Posted 2018-08-14 in Open Letters
Open letter calling for Saudi Arabia to immediately release activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sada, and all women’s rights activists currently in detention.
NAWL signs open letter urging Prime Minister Trudeau to make good on his commitment to the right to housing
Posted 2018-08-14 in Press Releases
Read the press release below about the open letter that NAWL supports to Prime Minister Trudeau on Housing Rights in Canada:
Posted 2018-01-30 in Open Letters
The undersigned organizations wholeheartedly support the recent changes made to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program, which seek to secure greater fulfillment of human rights in accordance with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We call on all political parties in Canada to do the same.
Posted 2014-05-22 by Julie Shugarman in Open Letters
In a letter addressed to the Canadian Federation of Law Societies, NAWL expresses its grave concern regarding Trinity Western University’s proposal to open a new law school. Trinity Western’s University’s requirement that students and staff sign a “community covenant agreement” is discriminatory.
Press Release: Women’s rights organizations call for resignation of Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose
Posted 2012-09-28 in Press Releases
The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) joins the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada in demanding the immediate resignation of the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Rona Ambrose.
Posted 2012-09-28 by Julie Shugarman in Open Letters
NAWL calls for Rona Ambrose’s resignation as the the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.
Posted 2011-10-11 in Press Releases
The Gender and the Law Manual consists of manifestos, excerpts of articles and personal accounts written by 25 feminist students, professors, lawyers and activists. The Manual also aims to encourage feminist students and future lawyers to think critically about the law and take action to denounce inequality and injustice.
Posted 2010-01-03 in Media
Read our article on Le Devoir.com highlighting Stephen Harper’s broken promises to women (in french only).
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