Women’s Voices in the Struggle for Family Law Legal Aid: A Matter of Justice

“It is a matter of justice! Legal Aid for women is not only a matter of equality as it is one of rights.” – Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, recently retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Many years ago, West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) identified access to legal aid in family law matters […]

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Legal Aid in Nova Scotia

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. Through a series of provincial meetings and focus groups conducted by the Nova Scotia Coalition of Women for Justice between 2000 and 2002, women in Nova Scotia identified access to adequate legal representation and legal aid as a primary focus, along with racism, for equality research and advocacy. […]

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