Search Organizations (English): Women and the law

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National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)

An incorporated not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of Canadian women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy.

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Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough is committed to advocating and providing services for all criminalized and imprisoned women, as well as those at risk of coming into conflict with the law.


We recognize the rights of women to dignity and respect in all aspects of their involvement with the criminal justice system. We are committed to working with other agencies and all levels of government with similar principles and objectives.

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Women's Court of Canada

The Women’s Court of Canada is an innovative project bringing together academics, activists, and litigators in order literally to rewrite the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms equality jurisprudence. Taking inspiration from Oscar Wilde, who once said “the only duty we owe to history is to rewrite it”, the Women’s Court operates as a virtual court, and ‘reconsiders’ leading equality decisions. The Women’s Court  renders alternative decisions as a means of articulating fresh conceptions of substantive equality

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