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 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 2007-09-20 in Press Releases
OTTAWA – Effective today, the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is being forced to close its office, lay off its staff, and cease major consultations and advocacy on women’s legal issues as an outcome of the Harper government’s devastating changes to the mandate of Status of Women Canada. [...]
Posted 2006-12-10 in Press Releases
OTTAWA - Hundreds of concerned individuals, community and women’s groups will be demonstrating in Ottawa today to call upon Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reverse a series of decisions that will harm women’s equality rights.
Posted 2006-05-10 in Press Releases
OTTAWA - The National Association of Women and the Law released a Mother’s Day Statement that has been endorsed by over 100 local, provincial and national organizations across the country. While more fathers have been getting involved, women still do the lion’s share of the work of caring for [...]
Posted 2006-05-01 in Press Releases
OTTAWA - Today in Geneva, women’s organizations and other social justice groups from Canada will report on Canada’s disappointing performance under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The United Nations Committee is due to review Canada’s compliance under this Convention in the coming week.
Posted 2005-12-21 in Press Releases
Hark, the women voters Sing! Near where Parliament carillons ring! Urging candidates to make key, promises of equality. Pay equity law is overdue, Women across Canada are warning you To commit to get it done or this will be your only run Hark, the women voters Sing! Near where Parliament carillons ring!
Posted 2005-05-06 in Press Releases
OTTAWA – Liberal Cabinet Ministers who have expressed their support for pay equity will be under scrutiny in the upcoming weeks to see if they make good on their commitment.
Posted 2005-02-14 in Press Releases
OTTAWA – A national Pay Equity Network today launched its campaign to pressure the federal government to enact legislation that will finally make equal pay for work of equal value a reality.
Posted 2005-02-07 in Press Releases
OTTAWA - The National Association of Women and the Law, the National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada and the Feminist Alliance for International Action are calling on Madame Lucienne Robillard, Minister of Human Resources for the government of Canada, to give Québec its full share of the maternity and parental benefit payouts for 2006.