Case Management Counsel

Case Management Counsel 12-month contract Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic offers legal services and representation, trauma-informed counselling and multilingual interpretation to diverse women (self-identified), non-binary, intersex, and Two-Spirit people who...

Criminalization of Women

Criminalization of Women A disproportionate number of women who were reporting violence against them, found themselves facing criminal charges. The Criminalization of Women Project seeks to reverse this trend. The Criminalization of Women Project was conceived to...

Wrong Way to Tackle Forced Marriages

Deepa Mattoo, The 3rd Annual Spirit Of Barbra Schlifer Award Winner, And Farrah Khan, Schlifer Clinic Counsellor and Advocate, spoke with Catherine Porter of the Toronto Star about their innovative work on forced marriage and why criminalizing forced marriage as a...

30 Years Since Last Federal Leaders’ Debate on Women’s Issues

By: Caroline Andrew Published on: August 14, 2014 On Aug. 15, 1984, Brian Mulroney, Ed Broadbent and John Turner sat down together at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto to tell Canadians how their policies would impact women’s lives. As the chair of the political science...

Court Drops Sexual Assault Charges Against Accused in N.S. Case

The Schlifer Clinic is disappointed by the recent decision to drop sexual assault charges against the accused in the N.S. case, in which a woman reported she was sexually molested by her uncle and cousin as a child and has spent six years fighting for her right to...