Rachael Harder Was Rejected As Committee Chair For Good Reason

Her views on women’s reproductive autonomy and choice show that she lacks the basic qualifications necessary to be a member, let alone the chair. Written by Martha Jackman, Professor of constitutional law and member of the Centre for Health Law Policy & Ethics at the University of Ottawa Published in the Huffington Post on October […]

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Standing Committee on the Status of Women’s Hearings on Violence Against Women and Girls in Canada

On June 16, 2016, Professor Jane Bailey and Dr. Valerie Steeves appeared on behalf of NAWL before the Standing Committee on the Status of Women’s hearings on Violence Against Women and Girls in Canada. NAWL’s recommendations focused on the recognition, impact and response to cyberviolence against women and girls and can be viewed here. […]

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Lessons Learned from Family Law — The Proposed Presumption in Favour of Shared Parenting

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. Part of the fallout from the passage of the Child Support Guidelines in 1997 was a political compromise, engineered by Senator Anne Cools, which required a study to be conducted on custody and access. It was felt that since men were getting such poor treatment with regard to […]

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