NAWL hosts introductory workshop on feminist law reform in Ottawa

Representatives of thirteen national feminist and equality seeking organizations and allies participated in an introductory workshop on feminist law reform convened at the University of Ottawa. The morning session of the workshop, which presented an introduction to feminist law reform, was facilitated by: NAWL’s Executive Director, Suki Beavers; NAWL Project Director, Rachel Kohut; NAWL Project […]

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Feminist Law Reform Course at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa

Cours sur la réforme féministe du droit With the support of a generous donation from Shirley Greenberg, Professor Martha Jackman, member of the NAWL Steering Committee, and Julie Shugarman, NAWL Consultant, created and offered an advanced seminar on feminist law reform at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa during the 2014 Winter […]

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Report on the NAWL Pan-Canadian Workshop on Improving Maternity and Parental Benefits outside Québec

For the last three years, NAWL has been exploring ways of improving maternity and parental benefits for women living outside Québec. The NAWL Working Group has had several in-depth discussions on this issue, did extensive research on existing literature in Québec, Canada and abroad, and has consulted widely with women across Canada. On May 10, […]

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Workshop Towards a More Inclusive Maternity/Paternal Benefits Regime

For the last three years, NAWL has been exploring ways of improving maternity and parental benefits for women living outside Québec. The NAWL Working Group has had several in-depth discussions on this issue, did extensive research on existing literature in Québec, Canada and abroad, and has consulted widely with women across Canada. On May 10, […]

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Workshops on Pay Equity

In the spring of 2005, NAWL began a series of popular legal education workshops around women’s equality in the workforce and the federal pay equity system. Our goal: to share information with women’s organizations about the current pay equity framework, to learn from women’s experiences, and to mobilize different communities to lobby the federal government. […]

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Family Law Workshop

From a NAWL Workshop on Women and Family Law Reform held in Ottawa in October 1988 bringing together representations of Canadian and American feminist organizations concerned about family law and family policy issues including joint custody, mandatory mediation, access enforcement, father’s rights in adoption, domestic violence and child sexual abuse. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN0829049454.pdf” title=”Family Law Workshop”] […]

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Women and Criminal Justice Issues

Contains summaries of workshops on procedure and evidence, sentencing and punishment, criminal justice resources and the legislative agenda and a paper intended for promoting discussion. [pdf-embedder url=”https://nawl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ISBN0920853862-compressed.pdf” title=”Women and Criminal Justice Issues”] […]

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