NAWL Speaking Out
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
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.
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- Remembering Feminist Activist Kate McInturff
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