2017 Annual Report

2016-2017 was a busy year for NAWL. The organization submitted a significant multi-year application for Status of Women Canada funding, launched its online Feminist Law Reform course and kept up its work to advance women’s equality through law reform advocacy. L’ANFD a connu une année 2016-2017 particulièrement occupée. L’organisation a en effet présenté une demande…

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2016 Annual Report

Following Status of Women Minister Patty Hadju’s July, 2016 announcement that advocacy funding would be restored under the Women’s Program, NAWL is cautiously optimistic about the future of the organization. Since our last Annual Report, the NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education, with generous support from Shirley Greenberg, completed work on the development of…

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2013 Annual Report

Message from the National Steering Committee In 2012-2013, NAWL focused the majority of its time on advancing the Women and Law Reform Clinic project that was commenced in 2011, following the completion of a McLean Foundation funded feasibility study and with the financial support from feminist philanthropist Shirley Greenberg. The NAWL clinic was envisioned to…

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2012 Annual Report

Message from the Message from the National Steering Committee In 2011-2012, NAWL advanced its work to inspire and reinvigorate a community of equality seeking law students in Canada. Publication of the Gender and the Law Manual: An Introductory Handbook for Law Students A working group of 8 feminist law students from across Canada established at…

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2011 Annual Report

NAWL moved forward with a number of exciting projects in the last year. In 2010-2011, a significant focus was given to returning to our grass roots and working with young feminists on university campuses. We kicked off the fall with a speaking tour of 8 law faculty campuses by NAWL’s National Director, Julie Shugarman. This…

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2010 Annual Report

Message from The National Steering Committee NAWL’s work in 2009/2010 again replied on the generous of a number of unions, individual donors and volunteers, and we want to take this opportunity to than them for their ongoing commitment to women’s equality in Canada. This past year has seen NAWL move ahead on three exciting projects,…

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2009 Annual Report

The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL), founded in 1974, is a not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy. We recognize that each woman’s experience of inequality is unique due to systemic discrimination related to race, class, sexual orientation, disability, age, language,…

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2008 Annual Report

Message from The National Steering Committee In our last Annual Report, for 2005/2006, we told you that it had been a year of financial challenges for the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL), because of late funding approval from the Status of Women Canada (SWC) on a major project. Despite this significant delay…

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2005 Annual Report

Message from the National Steering Committee This was a year of financial challenges for the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL). A late approval on a major project negotiated with Status of Women Canada resulted in a very large unplanned deficit and the depletion of contingency funds. If ever there was a case…

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2004 Annual Report

Message from the National Steering Committee The last fiscal year, 2003/2004, was again a busy one for the National Association of Women and the Law. Most significantly, perhaps, we took some time to reflect on the future directions of NAWL. Legislatures are constantly introducing and revising statutes that affect women’s equality interests, which makes it…

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