NAWL submits brief on Bill C-5 to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

NAWL submitted a brief on Bill C-5An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code—to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

36 feminist and equality-seeking organizations endorsed the brief, including:

  1. Accessibility for All
  2. Action Ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes
  3. Amnesty International Canada
  4. AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre
  5. Avalon Sexual Assault Centre
  6. Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
  7. BC Society of Transition Houses
  8. Campaign 2000
  9. Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
  10. Canadian Council of Muslim Women
  11. Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
  12. Canadian Women’s Foundation
  13. Colchester Sexual Assault Centre
  14. DisAbled Women’s Network Canada
  15. Egale Canada
  16. Ending Violence Association of Canada
  17. Feminist Alliance for International Action
  18. International Women’s Rights Project
  19. Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak — Women of the Métis Nation
  20. Luke’s Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children
  21. Metropolitan Action Committee Violence Against Women and Children
  22. National Congress of Black Women Foundation
  23. Native Women’s Association of Canada
  24. Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses
  25. PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Inc
  26. PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre
  27. Regroupement des maisons pour femmes victimes de violence conjugale
  28. Rise Women’s Legal Centre
  29. Sexual Violence New Brunswick
  30. South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
  31. WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre
  32. West Coast LEAF
  33. Women’s Centre for Social Justice, o/a WomenattheCentrE
  34. Women’s Legal and Education Action Fund
  35. Women’s Shelters Canada
  36. YWCA Canada