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Below are recent and current Bills and Laws in Canada (including voting records), as well as court cases here and abroad. You can also find UN Reports and Manuals concerning women's rights detailing subjects like the importance of access to single sex facilities.

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Laws, Regulations &  Court Cases

C-16

Amendment to the Human Rights Act

Bill S-205

An act to amend the Criminal Code and to
make consequential amendments to another
Act (interim release and domestic violence
recognizance orders)

Bill S-218

An Act to amend the Department for Women
and Gender Equality Act

Bell v. Tavistock

Judgment    

Summary

CEDAW (UN)

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1949 Geneva Convention III (UN)

 

N.B. v. Ottawa Carleton District School Board

 

Status of Case

Amended Application

Response

Amended Reply

Kimberley Nixon v. Vancouver Rape Relief Society (Summary)

Interim Policy Bulletin 584: Bill C-16 (Gender Identity or Expression)

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners

UN Report on Changes to Scottish Laws (2022)

UN Statement on Freedom of Speech & From Intimidation (2023)

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Parliamentary Voting Records

Subject: 2nd reading of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code Vote Details in the House of Commons

Subject:The Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code – C-16 – Third Reading — Vote Details in the Senate

Subject: 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Vote Details: House of Commons

Subject: 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts - Vote Details: House of Commons

VotingRecords
UN

UN Reports & Manuals

2022

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls, its causes and consequences on Scottish GRA Bill (2022)

April 7, 2019

"Female students in Torit receive training on menstrual hygiene management"

by Samira Y Salifu (United Nations Peacekeeping)

"The Sustainable Development Goals Report" (2017)

"Manual on the Right to Water and Sanitation" (2007)

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