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Gender Bias of Judges in the Federal Judicial System

Category:LEGISLATION
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:600.10.100
Club:North Toronto, Comte Roberval QC
Province:Ontario
Year:1992
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada petitions the Government of Canada to establish training courses on gender-based social and economic inequities and gender bias; these course to be conducted by trained professionals in the fields of sexual assault, family abuse and violence against women and include input from women who have experienced these assaults.FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT these courses be compulsory for all federally appointed judges.

 

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Article ID: 882