Letter sent by NAWL to the Prime Minister from women’s rights and equality seeking groups on feminist policy making in the context of COVID-19

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister, It is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has far-reaching and long-term gendered impacts.  Women are front and centre when it comes to the impacts of and responses to the pandemic. From […]

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NAWL and CRIAW Proposal for Support to Equality Seeking Women’s Groups in Canada during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Submitted to Women and Gender Equality Canada by the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) & the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW), and supported by the following national women’s groups and allies: Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity Canadian Council of Muslim Women […]

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NAWL joins other women’s rights groups to call on the Government of Canada to ensure a rigorous & far-reaching gendered response to COVID-19

The Honourable Maryam Monsef Minister for Women and Gender Equality Government of Canada Dear Minister Monsef: As we write, evidence continues to mount about the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. From increased risk of violence under lockdown in abusive homes, to expanded caregiving for children out of school and at-risk vulnerable adults, […]

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