Legal status of Canadian women

as shown by extracts from Dominion and Provincial laws relating to marriage, property, dower, divorce, descent of land, franchise, crime and other subjects.
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She published two books, Legal Status of Canadian Women () and Legal Status of Women in Alberta (). She worked with several women including Emily Murphy to lobby the Alberta government for recognition of dower and matrimonial property rights (which led.

Legal status of Canadian women, as shown by extracts from Dominion and provincial laws relating to marriage, property, dower, divorce, descent of land, franchise, crime, and other subjects.

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Happy International Women’s Day. Back inat a time when a mere 5% of Ontario lawyers were female, the Osgoode Hall Law Journal published an article by Linda Silver Dranoff (called to the bar in ), discussing the status of women in the profession.

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She authored a number of books, including three novels and an autobiography — Rebel Daughter — and sat as the president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women.

Anderson became an officer of the Order of Canada in and.

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