BC Gender Equality Report Card

What is the BC Gender Equality Report Card? The Gender Equality Report Card assesses BC’s progress in advancing gender equality over a given time period. It is an advocacy tool to hold the BC government accountable to respecting the Read More

Child Welfare Advocacy Communities of Practice

About the project Throughout our Shifting the Child Protection System project, West Coast LEAF heard very clearly from parents, community members, front-line family-support staff, and lawyers for the need to build communities that work to support one another when advocating for Read More

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Feminist Economic Framework

In BC, like elsewhere around the world, economic insecurity disproportionately impacts women and those facing interlocking forms of marginalization. Women and people who are marginalized because of their gender are overrepresented in low-wage, precarious, and non-unionized work; experience higher Read More

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Responding to COVID-19: Community in Action

During the COVID-19 crisis, our commitment to advocating for gender equity and justice is as strong as ever. The pandemic has dramatically highlighted the deep inequalities in our social, economic, and justice systems. As part of our efforts to Read More


One of the best ways to protect Charter and human rights is to educate people on how to use them. West Coast LEAF’s public legal education program encourages people to think critically about the law and society, and to Read More