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.
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!
- The Homestretch of Our Online Law School ExperienceBy Chauntae De Gannes February is well underway, which marks six months of online law school learning during a pandemic. As a 1L student, I am impressed with how both students and faculty have handled the new environment. Collectively, we are accustomed to Zoom etiquette, and hopefully, everyone can find the “raise hand function” onContinue reading “The Homestretch of Our Online Law School Experience”
- OP ED – Response to ‘The Great Climate Migration’ The New York Times (July 23rd, 2020)By Katrin Bell SAFE AS HOUSES The coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to stay inside and spend a lot of time thinking about our ‘home’. While most of us in the West have been able to take comfort in the relative safety of our houses in the last six months, there is aContinue reading “OP ED – Response to ‘The Great Climate Migration’ The New York Times (July 23rd, 2020)”
- Life during COVID-19 Furthers Arguments for Guaranteed Livable IncomeBy Tessa Martel What is a Guaranteed Livable Income? What is a guaranteed livable income (GLI)? Well, there are many different types of guaranteed livable income. Basic Income Canada Network explains that “a basic income ensures that everyone can meet basic needs and live with dignity regardless of their work status. It is unconditional incomeContinue reading “Life during COVID-19 Furthers Arguments for Guaranteed Livable Income”
Kicking off January Term with a blast, join us on Jan 13th for Osler Women Lawyer’s Network Virtual Firm Tour!Thank you to everyone who came out for our fall events:
Case Briefs and Summaries 101 &
Diversity in the Law, & Wellness Wednesday
Coming soon:Osler Women Lawyer’s Network Virtual Firm Tour
Jan 13th 4pm
RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/205402381264217
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