Canadian Women and the Social Deficit: A Presentation to the International Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the Occasion of the Consideration of Canada’s Third Report on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The NAWL presentation to the United Nations seeks to bring to the attention of the International Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights the impact on Canadian women of Canada’s failure to realize the social and economic rights guaranteed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN1895996422.pdf” title=”Canadian Women and the […]

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Submissions to the Standing Committee on Bill C-46, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code in Respect of Production of Records in Sexual Offence Proceedings

NAWL congratulates the government for attempting to curb the damaging effects of recent Supreme Court decisions (Behariell and O’Connor). NAWL makes some practical suggestions for improvement. NAWL consulted very thoroughly with front line groups to develop its position.  [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN0895996260.pdf” title=”Submissions to the Standing Committee on Bill C-46, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code […]

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Submission by the National Association of Women and the Law to the CBA Task Force on Racism in the Legal Profession

NAWL’s submission to the Canadian Bar Association on Racism in the Legal Profession Task Force focuses on solutions to the racism that undisputedly permeates the profession. Through personal stories and suggestions for reform, NAWL shows the profound effect of intersection of race and gender on minority women in the profession. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/1997/02/ISBN0895996252.pdf” title=”Submission by the […]

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The Federal Social Security Reform: Taking Gender into Account

NAWL’s response to the Standing Committee on Human Resource Development’s Discussion Paper “Improving Social Security in Canada”. It addresses the need for social security with a woman-centred analysis in the discussion surrounding social reform. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/1994/12/ISBN0895996031.pdf” title=”The Federal Social Security Reform: Taking Gender into Account”] […]

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The 1995 Federal Pre-Budget Consultations: Taking Gender into Account

NAWL proposes equitable ways for government to increase revenues and makes a case for the preservation of social programs and strong national standards in its submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/1994/11/ISBN0929049993.pdf” title=”The 1995 Federal Pre-Budget Consultations: Taking Gender into Account”] […]

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The Federal Social Security Reform, Submission to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development

NAWL’s Submission focused on trends for women in employment related issues in the Unemployment Insurance Act, and makes recommendations for the reform of social assistance. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN0929049918.pdf” title=”The Federal Social Security Reform, Submission to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development”] […]

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Bill 100: An Act to Amend the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991

NAWL’s presentation on legislation to regulate the discipline of health professionals accused of sexually abusing their patients includes recommendations on a comprehensive definition of sexual abuse, standing for patients at disciplinary hearings and appropriate compensation. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/1993/11/ISBN0929049977.pdf” title=”Bill 100: An Act to Amend the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991″] […]

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Submission to the Legislative Committee on Bill 79, An Act to Provide for Employment Equity for Aboriginal People, People with Disabilities, Members of Racial Minorities and Women

NAWL’s Submission to the Legislative Committee is a response to Bill 79, with some suggestions and comments on how it will fail to advance equality rights in Ontario. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/1993/08/ISBN0929049888.pdf” title=”Submission to the Legislative Committee on Bill 79, An Act to Provide for Employment Equity for Aboriginal People, People with Disabilities, Members of Racial Minorities […]

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Bill 11 and the Proposed Access Enforcement Programme

Criticizes Manitoba’s access enforcement programme and Bill 11. No rigorous analysis or sound empirical research preceded the legislation. Furthermore, the assumptions the legislation is based upon are unfounded, namely that children invariably benefit from frequent contact with both parents following marital breakdown and that access denial is a widespread problem. Argues that the problem of […]

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Submission of NAWL to the Standing Committee on National Health and Welfare on Survivor Benefits Under the Canada Pension Plan

Emphasizes women’s need for non-discriminatory entitlement to and lifetime support from survivor benefits. The paper challenges the government’s view of women’s current economic status. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/1987/12/ISBN0920853706.pdf” title=”Submission of NAWL to the Standing Committee on National Health and Welfare on Survivor Benefits Under the Canada Pension Plan”] […]

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