Peter A Allard School of Law

Promoting Gender Equality in Parenting Assessments: A Virtual Launch of Rise Women’s Legal Centre’s Section 211 Toolkit

Promoting Gender Equality in Parenting Assessments: A Virtual Launch of Rise Women’s Legal Centre’s Section 211 Toolkit

Promoting Gender Equality in Parenting Assessments: A Virtual Launch of Rise Women’s Legal Centre’s Section 211 Toolkit

Apr 7, 2021

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Psychological assessments conducted under s. 211 of the Family Law Act are crucial to court decisions about parenting, particularly where there is family violence. This new resource highlights the gender equality issues at stake in these reports, provides tools for lawyers in addressing those issues, and recommends standards and guidelines in keeping with international and Canadian research.


Speakers 

The Honourable Donna J. Martinson, QC, Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of BC

Dr. Ellen Faulkner, Instructor, Thompson Rivers University

Haley Hrymak, Research and Community Outreach Lawyer, Rise Women's Legal Centre

Magal Huberman, Lawyer; LLM Candidate, Peter A. Allard School of Law

Tanya Thakur, Lawyer, Thakur MacNeill LLP

 


  • Equality and Social Justice
  • General Audience
  • Research
  • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
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