Feb. 1, 2019
Is everyone equal under the law? Using the legal system to fight gender discrimination.
We like to think Canada is a country built on the principle of equality for all, but many forms of gender discrimination are deeply embedded in our social and cultural practices — despite what the laws say.
No one ever said changing patriarchy would be easy. But surely the law is a good place to start. UCalgary Law professors Jennifer Koshan and Jonnette Watson Hamilton suggest that the law can nudge us in the direction of gender equality.