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Gender equality gap and the legal profession

  • December 25, 2014
  • Archana Medhekar

Canada ranked 19th out of 142 countries in the latest Global Gender Gap Report issued by the World Economic Forum. Archana Medhekar writes that the report “should prompt us to do some soul searching” and to assess…

What women lawyers gain from women-only groups

  • June 30, 2014
  • Linda Robertson

Is there any need in 2014 to segregate organizations by gender? Hasn’t the war been fought and won? Lawyer-cum-consultant Linda Robertson argues in this blog post, originally published on, that women-only groups still have a place in…

Alternatives to practice

  • June 30, 2014
  • Gina Alexandris

You have to love the people who knew at the age of three what they wanted to be when they grew up, and never changed their minds. But if you’re someone whose career path is somewhat less clear, never fear: most adults can expect to change jobs and…

Solidarity amongst victims of domestic violence

  • February 14, 2014
  • Archana Medhekar

Survivors of domestic violence become important examples for current victims of what the future can hold, says Archana Medhekar, a practising family law lawyer in Toronto. Their shared history gives the two groups a unique bond that makes…