Legal issues

Legal issues

Justice issues: equality

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English
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Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the current state of equality under the law for women. Discusses shortfalls illustrated in legal cases, and the special circumstances of women in remote communities.

Justice issues: sexual harassment

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English
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Ontario Women's Justice Network (OWJN)
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines issues surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace, including recent legal decisions and their ramifications for workplace harassment policy.

Colors of violence

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English
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Andrea Smith
Publisher: 
ColorLines
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Oakland, CA

Describes how women of colour, who are victimized by sexual or domestic violence, can face difficulties in regards to proper justice.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 10983503
VIOL.C65 2000

Ontario Women's Justice Network

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting

Provides a legal resource for women's organisations and individuals working on issues relating to justice and violence against women and children. Works to demystify the legal system.

Primary Telephone: 
416-392-3148
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
owjn@web.ca
Fax Number: 
416-392-3136
Street Address: 
158 Spadina Rd
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 2T8

ARCH: A Legal Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms a specialty legal aid clinic dedicated to defending and advancing the equality-rights of persons with disabilities. Provides free, confidential, basic legal information as it relates to disability. Engages in test case litigation on behalf of groups and individuals, primarily in higher courts. Provides public legal education to persons with disabilities regarding legal rights and new developments in the law. Provides a library and resource centre dealing with human rights, employment, social assistance and accessibility, among other areas of interest to persons with disabilities.

Primary Telephone: 
416-482-8255
Email Address: 
archlib@lao.on.ca
TTY/TDD: 
416-482-1254
Fax Number: 
416-482-2981
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-482-2724
Street Address: 
110-425 Bloor St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4W 3R5
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Multiple Fax found: "416-482-2981 and 866-881-2723" Multiple TTY found: "416-482-1254 and 866-482-2728"

Mediation: facts & issues

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Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
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Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Highlights the issues facing women who are considering mediation as a means of resolving their family law disputes, particularly in the context of family violence.

Gay and lesbian legal issues and HIV/AIDS: final report

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English
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Author: 
John Fisher
Ralf Jürgens
Anne Vassal
Robert Hughes
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and the Canadian AIDS Society
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews how, historically, gay men and lesbians have suffered persistent patterns of discrimination and persecution, and how the advent of HIV and AIDS has intensified and extended discrimination against them. Provides a detailed analysis of how, in 1998, Canadian law treats gay men and lesbians, as well as some examples of discrimination in two other areas, behavioural research and health and social services. Assesses the impact of stigma and discrimination in the context of HIV/AIDS.

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GLBT.F57 1998
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Gender and health: from research to policy. Access to healthcare services for Aboriginal women: the current legal framework

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English
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Author: 
Christine O'Doherty
Publisher: 
Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dalhousie University
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Discusses the demographic profile of Quebec's aboriginal population from data provided by the 1991 Census and Indian Register.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.O36 1997

Justice issues: child support

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English
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Author: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides general information on child support legislation and the actions an individual can take to obtain child support.

Justice issues: custody and access

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Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides general information on child custody and access issues. Includes reviews of current legal decisions and advice on applying for custody under specific circumstances.

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