CALL 24HR CRISIS LINE
604-872-8212

CALL 24HR 

CRISIS LINE

24 HR CRISIS LINE 604-872-8212

Feminist Resources

Legal Aid

Select Tag

The Public Commission on Legal Aid was established the Canadian Bar Association BC branch in June of 2010 to engage the public of British Columbia in order to determine their priorities regarding legal aid in the province of British Columbia.

By Hilla Kerner
October 7, 2010

The cuts to legal aid, redirection of money to family justice centres and the emphasis on mediation has put women in the position of negotiating with an abusive or controlling man in mediation. Women who manage to escape before getting hit do not qualify for legal aid and are being turned away to deal with the abuser on their own in mediation where all the parties are assumed to be on more or less equal footing.

By Vancouver Rape Relief Collective
1998

Subscribe to recieve updates on new content

Latest news, upcoming events and blog posts