Feminist Law Reform Advocacy

December 13, 2017
Submission to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Bill S-202
Pamela Cross, on behalf of NAWL, provided a feminist submission to the Committee on Bill S-202 regarding the Divorce Act. NAWL was one of a small number of feminist groups that appeared before the Committee.
February 28, 2018
Appearance before the HUMA Committee on Bill C-65
Suki Beavers and Anne Levesque appeared before the HUMA Committee (Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities) on Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act.
February 28, 2018
Pay Equity Summit and Coalition
At the invitation of the Canadian Labour Congress, participated in a pay equity summit and subsequently, the pay equity coalition.
March 3, 2018
Law Needs Feminism Because National Forum in Ottawa
Over 30 participants joined NAWL's workshop at the Law Needs Feminism Because National Forum at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Social Sciences.
March 8, 2018
Coalition for Gun Control Press Conference
NAWL participated in the press conference held by the Coalition for Gun Control following the introduction of Bill C-71.
March 8, 2018
Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on International Women's Day calling for a National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence
NAWL signed a letter alongside 26 other organizations calling for the enactment of a National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence.
March 26, 2018
Consultation on Delivering Legal Advice for Victims of Workplace Sexual Harassment
At the invitation of the Department of Justice, NAWL participated in a consultation on "Delivering Legal Advice for Victims of Workplace Sexual Harassment".
June 13, 2018
Appearance before the Senate Committee on Human Rights on Bill C-65
November 21, 2018
Appearance before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on Bill C-78
June 6, 2019
Appearance before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Bill C-78
June 17, 2019
Meeting with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights