Addressing Trafficking in Women and Children in Canada

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. Trafficking in women and girls is a significant global problem to which Canada is unfortunately not immune. It is an illegal yet highly profitable industry, which recruits, transports and sells human beings for the purpose of exploiting their labour and/or their sexuality. The victims of trafficking are overwhelmingly…

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The Live-In Caregiver Program: Inequality Under Canada’s Immigration System

The Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) is a specialized program of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, which admits participants to Canada as temporary workers for up to three years. In exchange for completing 24 months of care giving work for children, the elderly, or the disabled in a private household within three years of arriving in Canada,…

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Brief on the Proposed Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11)

Brief on the Proposed Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11) Mémoire concernant le Projet de loi sur l’immigration et la protection des réfugiés In 2001, the government introduced new legislation on immigration and refugee protection. NAWL proposed a series of recommendations to improve this legislation with respect to women. En 2001, le gouvernement a…

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