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The long march forward: a history of women's rights  
http://www.csf.gouv.qc.ca/telechargement/pdf/InfoConstanteTheLongMarchForward2002Anglais.pdf

Outlines milestones in the history of the women's movement in Canada, particularily in Québec, from 1608 to 1999. Special emphasis is placed on changes in legislation that have affected women's rights to equal pay and protection under the law.

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Published: 2000
Justice issues: partner abuse  
http://www.owjn.org/issues/w-abuse.htm
Provides resources for victims of domestic violence. Includes recent news articles, lists of organizations, sources of assistance, legal information, and discussion on the effectiveness of provincial legislation designed to combat violence against women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Justice issues: emotional abuse  
http://www.owjn.org/issues/emotion.htm
Discusses emotional abuse as a factor in divorce and custody cases. Advocates for changes that would cause emotional abuse to be treated with the same seriousness as physical abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Justice issues: mediation  
http://www.owjn.org/issues/mediatio.htm
Examines the current trend towards mandatory mediation in family law disputes. Highlights benefits and concerns of mandatory mediation from a feminist perspective. (See Details)
Published: 2000