Open Letter: Strengthening Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty

NAWL signed the Open Letter to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos prepared by Canada Without Poverty Campaign 2000 and Citizens for Public Justice to strengthen Bill C-87, An Act respecting the reduction of poverty. The Honourable Minister Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 February 1, 2019 Open […]

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Forum on Housing as a Human Right

Monday April 16th from 13h45 to 17h00 Housing: A Human Right Towards a formal recognition of the right to housing. Forum presented in partnership with NAWL, FRAPRU and the Ligue des droits et libertés, as part of the 7th Biennial Conference “Parce que l’avenir nous habite” in Québec, from April 16th to 18th 2018. Professor Martha Jackman, co-chair of NAWL’s […]

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Women’s Worlds 2011

Participate in this international conference on July 3-7, 2011 in Ottawa and Gatineau. The theme is “Inclusions, Exclusions and Seclusions: Living in a Globalized World.” Does globalization include, exclude, and/or seclude women? As global hierarchies realign, how are gender roles and identities evolving? How are social identifications like power, privilege, citizenship, and nation affected? From […]

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Letter to NAWL Friends, Collaborators, and Advocates

NAWL is forced to lay off staff and shut down our office due to federal funding changes. September 17th, 2007 Dear NAWL friends, collaborators, and advocates, As a result of the Harper Government’s changes in funding policies to women’s groups, we have been forced to lay off staff and shut down our office. NAWL’s Board […]

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March for Women’s Equality December 2006

Harper’s Conservatives want women to stay home and be quiet. Our response to the Conservatives? We Refuse! On Sunday, December 10, NAWL rallied and marched for women’s rights, equality, and access to government and the courts in response to the Conservatives cuts to provincial child care and refusal to introduce proactive pay equity. Despite expert […]

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