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LEAF urges World Health Organization to reconsider inclusion of “parental alienation” in revised International Classification of Diseases

LEAF urges World Health Organization to reconsider inclusion of “parental alienation” in revised International Classification of Diseases

July 12. 2019 | Children, Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has joined a number of concerned feminists and children’s rights advocates, including the Fédération des femmes du…

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LEAF Opposes Quebec’s Bill 21 Which Will Exclude Muslim Women From Full Participation In Quebec Society

LEAF Opposes Quebec’s Bill 21 Which Will Exclude Muslim Women From Full Participation In Quebec Society

July 10. 2019 | Featured, Freedom of Expression, Racism, What's New

LEAF opposes the Québec government’s Bill 21, “An Act respecting the laicity of the State”, which passed on June 16, 2019. This Bill restricts the…

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SAVE THE DATE: LEAF’s 2019 National Persons Day Gala will be October 23, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: LEAF’s 2019 National Persons Day Gala will be October 23, 2019

July 09. 2019 | Events, Featured, LEAF National, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has been speaking with a proud feminist voice for almost 35 years. LEAF works to advance the…

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LEAF welcomes the majority SCC decision in R v Goldfinch finding “friends with benefits” evidence was not properly admitted in jury trial on sexual assault charges

LEAF welcomes the majority SCC decision in R v Goldfinch finding “friends with benefits” evidence was not properly admitted in jury trial on sexual assault charges

June 28. 2019 | Featured, Sexual Assault, What's New

Earlier today, the Supreme Court of Canada released R v Goldfinch, 2019 SCC 38. The case required the Court to consider, yet again, the appropriateness…

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LEAF Reflects on an Important Intervention with a Disappointing Outcome for Sexual assault complainants

LEAF Reflects on an Important Intervention with a Disappointing Outcome for Sexual assault complainants

June 27. 2019 | Featured, Sexual Assault, What's New

Canada’s sexual assault laws – as laid out in the Criminal Code – are often said to be among the most progressive towards women in…

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LEAF strongly opposes any attempt to roll back the Law Society’s Statement of Principles

LEAF strongly opposes any attempt to roll back the Law Society’s Statement of Principles

June 26. 2019 | Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has been an ongoing supporter of the Law Society of Ontario’s Statement of Principles (SOP) requiring licensees…

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LEAF files submission to the Law Society of Ontario Access to Justice Consultation

LEAF files submission to the Law Society of Ontario Access to Justice Consultation

June 21. 2019 | Access to Justice, Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has filed a submission to the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) Access to Justice Consultation. LEAF argues…

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LEAF urges full implementation of Bill S-3

LEAF urges full implementation of Bill S-3

June 04. 2019 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is urging the Government of Canada to fully adopt Bill S-3 and eliminate discrimination in the Indian…

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LEAF responds to Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

LEAF responds to Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

June 03. 2019 | Featured, What's New

Today, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released its final report, along with 231 Calls for Justice to protect Indigenous…

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Megan Stephens joins LEAF as Executive Director & General Counsel

Megan Stephens joins LEAF as Executive Director & General Counsel

June 03. 2019 | Featured, What's New

LEAF is pleased to welcome Megan Stephens as its next Executive Director & General Counsel. As of June 3, 2019, Megan is leading LEAF as…

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