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McIvor v. Canada 2017

Canada’s Request for Further Postponement of HR Committee Decision Canada’s Letter to the Human Rights Committee 2017 (PDF) Canada’s Request (DOCX) Canada’s Plan (DOC) McIvor Objection to Further Postponement of HR Committee Decision and Request for Immediate Remedy McIvor Objection (PDF) Senate Committee Letter to Minister Bennett, December 13, 2016 (PDF) Deschenaux v. Canada (Quebec […]

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McIvor v. Canada 2016

On May 9, 2016, Canada asked the United Nations Human Rights Committee for a suspension of consideration of Sharon McIvor’s petition. Ms McIvor objected to the request for suspension. Read Canada’s request and Ms McIvor’s response and updates here: Petitioner McIvor’s Continuing Objection to Suspension Request Canada’s 2nd revised request for suspension of consideration of […]

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McIvor v. Canada

For decades Aboriginal women in Canada have sought justice in the courts and remedial action by legislators in an effort to bring an end to the sex discrimination in the status registration provisions of the Indian Act, but they have not yet succeeded in securing full recognition of their rights.  Sharon McIvor, an indigenous woman […]

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The Vicious Circle

The Vicious Circle, A Report from Advancing the Rights of Poor Women, A Project of the Poverty and Human Rights Centre, Gwen Brodsky, Melina Buckley, Shelagh Day and Sharon McIvor, 2010. The Vicious Circle Report

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