• Promoting and protecting individual dignity and equal rights

    The SHRC is an arms-length provincial government commission tasked with receiving, investigating, and adjudicating human rights complaints

  • The SHRC is an arms-length provincial government commission tasked with receiving, investigating, and adjudicating human rights complaints

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Community Human Rights Champions

One aspect of the Commission’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan is to recognize and work closely with community human rights champions throughout Saskatchewan. The first three community champions named by the Commission were: Francois Brien, Kamao Cappo, and Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan…

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2020

The Government of Saskatchewan has declared February 6, 2020, as "International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation" in Saskatchewan. In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly designated February 6 as International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in…

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International Human Rights Day 2019: Youth Standing Up For Human Rights

International Human Rights Day commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The Declaration describes the inalienable rights to which every human being is entitled to regardless of religion, colour, race, sex, language, national or social origin, political or other…

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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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