Feb. 1, 2019

Is everyone equal under the law? Using the legal system to fight gender discrimination.

We like to think Canada is a country built on the principle of equality for all, but many forms of gender discrimination are deeply embedded in our social and cultural practices — despite what the laws say.

No one ever said changing patriarchy would be easy. But surely the law is a good place to start. UCalgary Law professors Jennifer Koshan and Jonnette Watson Hamilton suggest that the law can nudge us in the direction of gender equality. 

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