En ce qui concerne l’égalité des sexes, le Canada n’a pas terminé son travail : Étude

Au rythme actuel, il faudra 164 ans pour combler l’écart économique entre les sexes seulement au Canada. OTTAWA—Les progrès du Canada vers l’égalité des sexes ont été inégaux et, malgré certaines mesures positives, il reste encore beaucoup à faire, selon un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par un réseau de groupes d’égalité des sexes et le Centre […]

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Recommendations from the NAWL consultation on VAW law reform in Canada to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

The visit of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences (SR VAW) presented an important opportunity for the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) to convene consultations with other national feminist and equality seeking groups to focus on the potential for feminist engagement in VAW law reform […]

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Joint Statement on Canada’s Support for Women Human Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia

Open letter calling for Saudi Arabia to immediately release activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sada, and all women’s rights activists currently in detention. Malheureusement, cet editorial n’est pas disponible en français. JOINT STATEMENT ON CANADA’S SUPPORT  FOR WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN  SAUDI ARABIA Ottawa—August 9, 2018 The undersigned organizations express our support to Canada […]

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Open Letter Urges Prime Minister to Make Good on His Commitment to the Right to Housing

Une Lettre Ouvert Presse le Primier Ministre de Respecter Son Engagement Envers le Droit de Logement Today in Ottawa, advocates released an open letter urging the Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing by enshrining that right in upcoming National Housing Strategy legislation. The letter has been signed by […]

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NAWL calls on Mr. Harper to respect International Law on Social and Economic Rights

L’ANFD invite M. Harper à respecter le droit international sur les droits sociaux et économiques In 1976 Canada ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Yet, despite having ratified this Covenant 30 years ago, little progress has been achieved for the most vulnerable groups in Canadian society. En 1976, le Canada a […]

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Submission to the International Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Women and the Social Deficit

Mémoire de l’ANFD au Comité international sur les droits sociaux, économiques et culturels : Les femmes et le déficit social This presentation seeks to bring to the attention of the Committee the impact on Canadian women of Canada’s failure to realise the social economic rights guaranteed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural […]

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