Annual Report 2016-2017

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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Annual Report 2015-2016

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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Annual Report 2014-2015

In 2014-2015, NAWL continued operating with a skeletal structure. Despite an extremely reduced structure, in 2014/2015 NAWL continued to work toward its vision of providing feminist law students with the skills necessary for advancing systemic law reform remedies at the federal level. MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE In 2014-2015, NAWL continued operating with a […]

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Annual Report 2013-2014

Message from the National Steering Committee In 2013-2014, NAWL continued to work toward its vision of providing feminist law students law students with the skills necessary for advancing systemic law reform remedies at the federal level. In early 2014, Martha Jackman and Julie Shugarman co-instructed a Feminist Law Reform seminar course at the University of […]

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Annual Report 2012-2013

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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Annual Report 2009-2010

NAWL’s work in 2009/2010 relied on the generous support of a number of unions, individual donors and volunteers, whose commitment to women’s equality in Canada allowed the organization to move ahead on three exciting new projects. These three projects included the development of a new look (including our redesigned website), a research grants initiative that […]

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Annual Report 2008-2009

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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