West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund

West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund

Type NGO
Website westcoastleaf.org
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Location Vancouver, BC Canada Canada
Functions Fieldwork
Tags gender equity well being
Summary They recognize that gender-based inequalities threaten the safety, well-being, and human rights not only of women, but also of Two-Spirit people, intersex people, gender non-conforming people, trans people of all genders (not only women), and people with non-binary gender identities. West Coast LEAF is committed to an inclusive vision of feminism that defends the right to be free from discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression.


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West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 22 August 2022 English

West Coast LEAF is representing the organizational plaintiff in this case to challenge the Province of BC’s laws and policies restricting access to legal aid in family law cases. [...] …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 28 June 2022 English

Make a transformative investment in prevention and family support services for children, youth, families, communities, and Indigenous Nations that centres and supports child and family well-being and can address structural …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 30 April 2022 English

We urge the BCOHRC to make thorough inquiries into the lived experiences of diverse communities of survivors of gender-based violence and workers in the anti-violence sector to gather and centre …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 26 April 2022 English

THAT Council direct staff to engage the Vancouver Police Department and determine critical areas where CCTV cameras could be installed in public, yet not monitored live, to deter violent crime …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 8 March 2022 English

shortlisted for the Publishing Triangle five times, they are the 2020 Jean Eliot has been recognized by the The Radio Television Digital Cordova Award winner “honoring a lifetime of work …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 8 December 2021 English

By the end of the 1970s, the transfer of children from residential schools was nearly complete in southern Canada, and the impact of the Sixties Scoop was in evidence across …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 6 December 2021 English

“ Short-changing legal aid is a false economy since the costs of unresolved problems are shifted to other government departments in terms of more spending on social and health services, …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 17 November 2021 English

This was acknowledged by the Minister of Justice in his letter to the chair in the following terms: “In the case of a child, any exposure to family violence is …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 9 November 2021 English

We strive to ensure that the equality principles in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which advance the rights of all disadvantaged and marginalized groups, are fulfilled. [...] The Court …


West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund · 21 October 2021 English

The outcome of this appeal will affect the ability of courts to meaningfully respond to the presence of family violence in family law matters and ensure the best interests of …


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