University of Ottawa Association of Women and the Law

The University of Ottawa Association of Women and the Law (UOAWL) is an advocacy group associated with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the National Association of Women in the Law.

About Us

Our Mission

Promoting substantive equality for women, girls, and people who experience gender-based discrimination by working towards law reform and the realization of human rights for all in the law and legal professions in Canada



Membership in OUAWL is open to all members of UOttawa that have an interest in the aims and objectives of UOAWL.


We are committed to equity in the law and welcome all ages, genders, sexes, sexual orientations, religions, races, ethnicities, and political views to join us and support our mission.


Our executive committee includes 1L, Mature, and Civil Law representatives to voice your concerns and gather feedback. Please reach out to your representative or to our council today!


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