Stanton leaves Women’s Legal Education Action Fund

The legal director of the Women’s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) has left the organization after five years.

Kim Stanton is joining a public law firm in Toronto where she intends to continue advocating for Indigenous rights. She also wants to continue her academic work on the institutional design of public inquiries in Canada.

At LEAF, Stanton worked to advance the fund’s equality agenda. She led LEAF’s involvement in a coalition of organizations designed to address violence against Indigenous women and girls. She worked with activists...

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