This fonds contains records related to Beverley Baines' participation in the 1981 Ad Hoc Conference about Women and the Constitution. It consists also of records on the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)'s dilemma about women's equality during the Meech Lake debates. It also includes records on the Charlottetown Accord and women's issues.
Beverly Baines was a feminist constitutional consultant to the Ad Hoc Committee of Women on the Constitution during the Charter debates of 1980-1982. This file consists of records related to the Women's Conference held in February 14 and 15, 1981. It contains pamphlet, invitation, agenda, notes, proposed resolutions, resolutions adopted, debates, summary of proceedings.