One of Canada’s foremost experts on women and the law and a highly regarded scholar and human rights advocate, University of Ottawa Law Professor Constance Backhouse has garnered many distinctions and awards for her path-breaking writings on sexual harassment in the workplace and other forms of gender and race discrimination.
The prize: 100 large.
From Backhouse’s faculty bio, a real stunner:
Professor Backhouse has served for many years as a mediator and adjudicator of human rights complaints.
Really? For years? Because we thought…
The Commission’s aim is a human rights system that:…is independent, impartial, and ensures good governance. [page 4]
Constance Backhouse: “I hope [my research] helps Canadians understand how unfair our legal system has been to women and ‘racialized’ communities…People operate under gender and racial assumptions that have definable effects on access to jobs and social opportunities.”