25th Anniversary Profile: Carole Curtis

Carole Curtis decided to become a lawyer in the early seventies during her undergraduate studies when she saw the boozy jocks she hung around with get into law school so easily. So, why not? The why not turned itself into a career in family law and, rather than joining the jocks, she’s dedicated herself to…

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Donating Stocks to the NAWL Trust

The scope of charitable giving can be much broader than simply giving a sum of money to the NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education. One opportunity to give is through donating property rather than cash. Such a gift is called a gift in kind and is for tax purposes normally valued at its fair…

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The Importance of Respecting the Substantive Equality Rights of Lesbians NAWL’s presentation to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, Bill C-23 L’importance de respecter les droits des lesbiennes à l’égalité matérielle

Présentation de l’ANFD au Comité permanent de la justice et des droits de la personne. Les lesbiennes sont des femmes qui éprouvent parfois un lourd fardeau de préjugés, d’irrespect et de violence du fait que nous aimons et cohabitons avec d’autres femmes. Révéler son identité Lesbians are women who, simply by the fact that we…

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Silver and Still Surging: 25 Years of NAWL

With 25 years and thousands of women behind National Association of Women and the Law’s establishment and continued efforts, it is the perfect time to collectively reflect on NAWL’s work. Those of us who presently work with NAWL want to honour the women who came before us. Some of us have retired, while others are…

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