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 through sisterhood (beyond cisterhood) by working towards law reform and the realization of human rights for all womxn 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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Upcoming Events

National OUTLaws Conference 2021

Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm
RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/national-outlaws-conference-2021-tickets-154093272125

Letter Writing Campaign!

Join us in advocating for diversity on the bench. Visit our Events Page for more info, or view our sample letter.

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Subscribe to our calendar for upcoming event notifications by adding uoawl.afduo@gmail.com.

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