Sexual Assault

LEAF to address the proposed changes to sexual assault law in Bill C-51

LEAF to address the proposed changes to sexual assault law in Bill C-51

October 25. 2017 | Featured, Sexual Assault, What's New

LEAF will appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights today to address the proposed changes to sexual assault law…

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Feminist Coalition Responds to Verdict in Wagar Retrial for Sexual Assault

February 01. 2017 | Featured, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, What's New

February 1, 2017, Toronto — A coalition of feminist organizations committed to ending violence against women offers support to the complainant at the conclusion of the…

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Canadian Judicial Council committee recommends Justice Robin Camp’s removal

November 30. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

November 30, 2016, Toronto — A national Coalition of women’s organizations commends today’s decision by an Inquiry Committee appointed by the Canadian Judicial Council that…

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LEAF makes complaint to Ontario Judicial Council regarding the conduct of Justice Bernd E. Zabel

November 14. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Orientation, Violence Against Women, What's New

November 14, 2016, Toronto LEAF makes complaint to Ontario Judicial Council regarding the conduct of Justice Bernd E. Zabel On Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at…

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Justice Robin Camp Inquiry begins, feminist coalition intervenes

September 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

September 6, 2016, Calgary Today the inquiry into the conduct of Justice Robin Camp (during a 2014 sexual assault trial in Alberta) begins. A national…

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LEAF/IAAW to Closely Monitor the R. v. Barton Appeal – Justice for Cindy Gladue

September 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On September 6, 2016, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Edmonton will hear an appeal of the R. v. Barton decision and determine if the…

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Feminist coalition intervenes in inquiry into Justice Robin Camp’s conduct during sexual assault trial

July 11. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, What's New

July 11, 2016, Toronto – On Friday, July 8, 2016, a committee of the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) granted intervener status to a national coalition…

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Feminist coalition seeks leave to intervene in the Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry regarding the Honourable Federal Court Justice Robin Camp

June 06. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On May 31st, 2016, the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (“Avalon“), Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (“EVA BC”), the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Granted Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Granted Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

March 08. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

  March 8, 2016, Edmonton – On March 8, 2016, Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Berger granted the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)…

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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Seek Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Seek Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

November 23. 2015 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

November 23, 2015, Toronto – On November 24, 2015, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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