News from Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic offers legal representation, professional counselling, and multilingual interpretation to women who have experienced violence.

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Not Okay: Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault: A FREE Legal Information Workshop for Frontline Workers

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic is offering frontline workers in Toronto workshops on information about the legal system and the options available to sexual assault survivors.

October 27, 2017

February 8: Not Okay: Taking Your First Legal Steps After a Sexual Assault

When: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: A welcoming and safe location in the College and Bathurst Streets area

NOT OKAY is a project for women survivors of sexual assault in Toronto who want more information about the legal system and the options available to them.

October 27, 2017

Schlifer Clinic invites service providers to participate in a survey

The purpose of this survey is to identify communities of women who are isolated and potentially under-served with respect to legal services.

April 28, 2015

Nov. 5 - Dec. 5: Course on Supporting Survivors of 'Honour' Related Violence and Forced Marriage

When: Wednesdays, November 5 – December 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Online

Cost: Free, course spots are limited, register early

Registration: Please email by October 24

This is a course for Ontario service providers, one learner per organization. Registration deadline is October 24.

October 17, 2014

Schlifer Clinic hails unanimous decision at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada has stated clearly that men accused of sexual assault cannot have access to unrelated records of the women who accuse them as a matter of course.

July 10, 2014

Fighting for Gun Control Still a Public Matter in Canada

The Barbra Schlifer Clinic and its legal team want the federal government's repeal of the registry for non-restricted firearms declared unconstitutional.

June 11, 2014

Women's Rights: Supreme Court Releases N.S. Decision

Justice Abella stated in her dissenting opinion that the harmful effects of requiring a witness to remove her niqab are significantly worse than not being able to see a witness's whole face.

December 20, 2012