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International Day for the Elimination of Racism 2012

  On March 21, 1960 the world was horrified to learn that 69 people were killed and more than 180 were wounded when police turned their guns on a peaceful anti-apartheid demonstration outside Sharpsville, South Africa. In 1966, the United Nations response to this atrocity was to declare March…

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Chief Commissioner's Message, International Women's Day 2012

In 1975, the United Nations began celebrating March 8 as International Women’s Day. It remains an important day for reflecting upon and recognizing all women’s past and current struggles and achievements, and the contributions women have made and continue to make to society.…

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SHRC Media Release - Open for Business

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) offices in Saskatoon and Regina are open and functioning normally despite public statements made by recently laid-off employees.  “As always, our offices are open and ready to serve the people 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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