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LEAF Remembers Murdered Women—And Commits to Working for Change

LEAF Remembers Murdered Women—And Commits to Working for Change

On December 6, 2018, LEAF joins feminists across Canada in remembering 14 women who were murdered in Montreal 29 years ago. Today, 67 percent of…

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LEAF National is hiring!

LEAF National is hiring!

Finance and Human Resources Manager. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization with a longstanding history dedicated to advancing…

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: #HearMeToo

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: #HearMeToo

November 25, 2018, marked the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. These 16 Days are a time to galvanize action to…

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LEAF Testifies Before Standing Committee in Review of Divorce Act

LEAF Testifies Before Standing Committee in Review of Divorce Act

On November 21, 2018, LEAF Executive Director & General Counsel Shaun O’Brien testified before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding Bill C-78,…

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LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic  Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

On November 14, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould supporting Senator Kim Pate’s proposed amendment to Bill C-51.

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