Family Law Project

Family law and women’s equality

Family law is a gender equality issue.  Gender-based violence and income disparities in relationships undermine equality rights. Family law can have clear benefits for women and others who face gender discrimination when courts recognize their needs and interests, and continued progress in this area of law has great potential to change many lives for the better.

We work with a broad range of community organizations, family law practitioners, and academics to address emerging issues in the area of family law and access to justice.

We work on family law issues in several areas, including: