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Why a course in feminist law reform? – Feminist Law Reform 101 – National Association of Women and the Law
Feminist Law Reform 101

Why a course in feminist law reform?

Videos

  1. 1. Why a course in feminist law reform?

    Martha Jackman, Law Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  2. 2. What is feminist law reform?

    Martha Jackman, Law Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  3. 3. Why is feminist legal activism important?

    Sheila McIntyre, Equality rights lawyer and legal activist. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  4. 4. On feminism and dissent

    Sheila McIntyre, Equality rights lawyer and legal activist. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  5. 5. What does feminist law reform actually mean?

    Sheila McIntyre, Equality rights lawyer and legal activist. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  6. 6. What is feminist law reform?

    Anne Levesque, avocate en droits de la personne. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

  7. 7. On the importance of feminist law reform and access to justice

    Andrée Coté, Women's and Human Rights Officer, PSAC and Kim Pate, Executive Director. In Julie Shugarman, Martha Jackman Eds., Online Feminist Law Reform Course, (Ottawa: NAWL Charitable Trust, 2014).

Questions and Assignments

  1. What were some of the areas of concern and recommendations identified by the most recent report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women?
  2. How has Canada addressed these recommendations in the last six years? How do you think the Federal government’s laws and policies would fare if it were subject to another review today?
  3. Have you participated in any federal law reform activities aimed at advancing equality rights? If yes, can you share information about your work and if not, is there a particular area of reform, or a particular strategy you’re interested in learning more about?