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What is not recorded is not remembered.

— Benazir Bhutto

An unfinished history of where we came from. A work-in-progress. A start. A look back, allowing us to see how far we’ve come, and how little has changed. A piece of the story, needing you to make it more whole. read more

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  • October 18, 1929: Persons Case

    This is a hugely important date in the legal history of women as it marks the moment Canada’s women added, “persons of right and privilege” to their standing of “persons in matters of pains and penalties.” This is a story about the process, led by Emily Murphy from 1916–1927, when the petition was signed to reconsider the definition of women, to the monumental day in 1929. Since then, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund has continued to press for changes to laws that affect women. read more