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Women Cautioned About Rape Drug

But focus should be on men, activist says by Heather Scoffield, Globe and Mail, March 12, 2001 ...

AWAN Statement Issued at Press Conference

As we stand before you today, on occupied Aboriginal territory, I invite you all to reflect back on all the conditions of co ...

The Women’s Equality and Liberty Coalition: an intervener in the murder of Cindy Gladue Case at the Supreme Court of Canada

On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada heard the oral submissions in the case of Bradley Barton v. Her Majesty the Queen. ...

Death Does Not Become Her: The Third Night

Thursday night, the Urban Women’s Anti-Violence Strategy hosted the third night in a week-long series of events during Prevention of Violence Against Women Week. This is a new coalition comprised of independent women’s groups from the lower mainland who have joined together to criticize the Solicitor General’s Domestic Violence Action Plan for focusing the province’s resources on risk assessment and a death review panel, both of which take place after violence has already occurred. ...

Rita Wong Statement

Asian women, like other women of colour and First Nations women, experience many forms of ongoing racialized violence. ...

Protecting Private “Third Party” Records in Cases of Male Violence against Women – Recent Developments in British Columbia.

On March 21, 2018 in the Supreme Court of BC there was an important victory for Feminist Rape Crisis Centres and all women seeking their confidential services. The counselling reco ...

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Event Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 01:00

Advocating Women's Rights in Canada and the World: Reflections on the Past and Directions for the Future

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 12:30 - 13:30
Location: 
Centre for Feminist Legal Studies Room 174, University Centre Lower Level 6331 Crescent Road, UBC
The Centre for Feminist Legal Studies presents: Susan Bazilli,  Director of the International Women’s Rights Project   ...