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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Braving the Backlash From the Hill

The current Conservative government of Canada insists that all women have full equality in our country, but as women we know this simply is not the case. With the 40% cut to Status of Women Canada, closure of 12 offices, abolition of the Court Challenges Program, and a removal of the word ‘equality’ as an […]

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The Broken Promises of Prime Minister Harper

At the end of the January 2006 election campaign, Stephen Harper promised that: “Yes, I’m ready to support women’s human rights and I agree that Canada has more to do to meet its international obligations to women’s equality. If elected, I will take concrete and immediate measures, as recommended by the United Nations, to ensure […]

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Building for NAWL’s Future: Staying Alive in 2007

NAWL has launched its Staying Alive campaign in response to changes in the mandate of the Status of Women Canada’s Women’s Program, which make most of NAWL’s work ineligible for ongoing funding. In order to continue our essential work for Canadian women, NAWL must raise $300,000.00 by September 1, 2007. Although NAWL will seek appropriate […]

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Presentation on Human Trafficking to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Présentation de l’ANFD sur la traite des personnes Presentation on human trafficking to the 39th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION, Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Transcript from the FEWO web site. Le 7 novembre 2006, la professeure Chantal Tie présentait au Comité permanent sur la Condition feminine (FEWO) la position de l’ANFD sur la traite […]

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Coalition for Women’s Equality Makes Encouraging Progress / Bilan encourageant des activités de l

This is a good time to review the agenda and accomplishments of the Coalition for Women’s Equality. Formed in the fall of 2003, the Coalition for Women’s Equality (CWE) works with all political parties to create mechanisms that will ensure that the government delivers on the equality guarantees for women set out in the Canadian […]

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