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Linda K. Roberston's Blog

  • January 05, 2015

Women Lawyers Forum Co-Chair, Linda K. Robertson, has a featured blog on slaw.ca, a Canadian online legal magazine.

Statement on sexual harassment and assault

  • December 25, 2014

In response to media reports of sexual misconduct in two Canadian institutions this fall, members present at the in-person meeting drafted a statement expressing the Women Lawyers Forum’s concern over the issue of sexual harassment and assault, and…

Robin Sully receives the Tarnopolsky Award

  • December 25, 2014

On Nov. 15, 2014, Robin Sully was presented with the Walter S. Tarnolpolsky award for her outstanding contribution to human rights during the almost 20 years she served as the CBA’s Director of International Development.

Message from the Chair

  • December 25, 2014

The law can be an isolating experience, writes Women Lawyers Forum co-Chair Linda Robertson, who takes the opportunity in this issue’s Message from the Chair to write about the value she finds in women’s groups, particularly the WLF.

Reforming how laws are made in Vietnam

  • December 25, 2014

Government officials in Vietnam describe their legal system as a “jungle of laws." With funding from Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, the Vietnam National Legislative Development Project is supporting…

Project Support Office personnel update

  • December 25, 2014

Longtime CBA International Initiatives Program staff member Ian Morrison has joined the Supporting Access to Justice for Children and Youth in East Africa project in Nairobi as Regional Project Director. Joan Kariuki, a Kenyan lawyer with…