West Coast LEAF

West Coast LEAF's mission is to achieve equality by changing historic patterns of systemic discrimination against women through BC-based equality rights litigation, law reform and public legal education.

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The report draws primarily from the West Coast LEAF Law Student Survey that asks for law student perceptions about the systematic barriers, opportunities and benefits to family law practice. It outlines steps to mentor ...
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2014 Report grading the Government of British Columbia on its compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
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This report is grounded in diverse women’s real-life stories about how the inadequacy of the child care system has impacted them and their children—undermining their safety, well-being, & human rights. The report ...
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2015 Report grading the Government of British Columbia on its compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
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West Coast LEAF’s report proposes concrete solutions for the massive shortage in BC’s public legal services. Most importantly, the report recommends new delivery models for family law services that will make a real ...
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The 2013 CEDAW Report Card grades the BC government's compliance to the international standards of women's rights and freedoms outlined in the United Nations' Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination ...
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The 2012 CEDAW Report Card grades the BC government's compliance to the international standards of women's rights and freedoms outlined in the United Nations' Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination ...
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West Coast LEAF's annual CEDAW Report Card grades BC's compliance with United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). BC's record of action and inaction in the past ...
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A change in government after 16 years has presented a unique opportunity to call for significant, systemic reform to BC's ailing justice system—changes that will benefit the most marginalized in society along with ...
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