Citizenship

"Citizenship and who gets to be a citizen is not without problems. The reality is, as Lee Lakeman states, “There is no state in which women have full democratic access to power, no state upholds women’s rights fully, and no state has the full confidence of its women citizens.”   (Lee Lakeman, Obsession with Intent: Violence Against Women) 

The Effect of the Neo Liberal Immigration Policy in Canada on Battered Women Watch Video

Working With Refugee Women by Alice Lee Read

Lee Lakeman's Speech at the Citizen's Summit "One is Too Many" which discusses rights of migrants trafficked for the purposes of prostitution. Includes recommendations to the federal government on the meaning of citizenship Listen