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Feminist Advocacy and the Law

WeirFoulds Women and the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, will be hosting a seminar and networking reception that will showcase women lawyers who have incorporated feminist advocacy into their legal careers.

The panel of speakers will discuss advocacy pertaining to sexual assault, gender-based violence, and other crimes that disproportionately impact women and girls.

Agenda

5:30 p.m. Registration

6:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks

6:10 p.m. Panel Discussion: Feminist Advocacy and the Law

     Speakers: 

  • Gillian Hnatiw, Principal | Gillian Hnatiw & Co.
  • Megan Stephens,  Executive Director & General Counsel | Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
  • Deepa Mattoo, Executive Director | Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
  • Ashley Major, Research Associate | University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

     Moderator: 

  • Petra Molnar, Acting Director | University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

7:30 p.m. Networking Reception

For more information and to register, please email events@weirfoulds.com. 

Event Details

Date:
Nov 26, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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