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Report of Royal Commission on the Status of Women – 1972

  • RESET

Category:

LEGISLATION

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

600.10.15

Club:

Fort Frances

Province:

Ontario

Year:

1972

Status:

Resolved

Background:

Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges each Provincial Organization, where applicable to requests its Provincial Government to re-shape Provincial laws to better protect the rights of married women under the circumstances set out in this resolution with a view to providing wives with a more equal division of assets accumulated during the marriage term, in all proper cases. The general purpose of this resolution is to provide married women with a legislative atmosphere for a better position before the Courts than they now occupy; andFURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada investigate whether pre-marriage contracts might assist married women in the furtherance of the objects of this resolution.

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Article ID: 13002