Dignity, Equality, and Security

These words have specific protections in law, but are equally contested in law. Law and the courts is a place where everything needs to be defined and scaled into a test that judges can apply to a particular situation.

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic is a resource on legal issues relevant to victims of violence.  We raise our voice on a number of important legal issues so that all women can build lives free from violence, and provide expertise to other community agencies working with women experiencing violence.

“Any erosion of access to justice for a sexual assault victim
makes all women more vulnerable to attack.”

former executive director, Amanda Dale