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United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities

“Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an inclusive society and development for all.” One year ago, as part of the 2012 United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) acknowledged that many people with…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance and opportunity to memorialize people who have been killed because of anti-transgender violence.  November 20 is also an occasion to acknowledge that there is ongoing violence and discrimination against transgender…

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Addressing Bullying and Cyberbullying

On November 14, 2013 the Ministry of Education published Saskatchewan's Action Plan to Address Bullying and Cyberbullying.  One of the proposed actions in that report is to promote citizenship education resources in the classroom.  The SHRC is collaborating with the Ministry of…

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Human Rights in Saskatchewan

It's the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission's job to discourage and eliminate discrimination. It does that in three ways:

  • Investigates complaints of discrimination
  • Promotes and approves equity programs
  • Educates people about human rights law in Saskatchewan

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