NAWL Brief to the Canadian Human Rights Commission on the Treatment of Federally Sentenced Women

Posted 2003-05-23 in Presentations to Government

Federally Sentenced Women: Canada's Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Failure to Adhere to International Obligations


Table of Contents

I. Introduction

II. Background

III. Fiduciary Duty

1. Introduction
2. CSC’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty to FSW
3. CSC’S Breach of Fiduciary Duty to Aboriginal Peoples

IV. International Obligations

1. CSC’s International Obligations
i) Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (SMRs)
ii) Body of Principles and Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners
iii) International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
iv) Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
v) Convention Against Torture
vi) Declaration and Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
vii) Summary

V. Remedies

VI. Conclusion

VII. Bibliography

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