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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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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2019

Thirty years ago, on December 6, a tragic shooting at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal ended the promising lives of 14 young women. Their deaths shocked the country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Women. Today, we…

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International Day for Persons with Disabilities 2019

On December 3, people around the world are asked to observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. First proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations, this day promotes the need for widespread understanding of disability issues while garnering support for the rights, dignity, and well-being…

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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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