Human Rights

October 7, 2011
Each played an important role in recent political conflicts of very different natures, but all three winners of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 have campaigned for greater equality for women, and...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Women, International
October 3, 2011
On the heels of Pivot's recent announcement that they will not be participating in the Missing Women's Inquiry, two more groups have withdrawn. The Women's Memorial March Committee and the Downtown...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, British Columbia
August 31, 2011
Poverty in Canada has been updated by author Dennis Raphael. With the original foreword by Jack Layton and an updated foreword by Rob Rainer, the book's second edition contains new data and a new...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Human Rights, Poverty Research, All of Canada
August 24, 2011
An August 23rd Editorial in the New York Times investigates how economic inequalities affect access to justice. While the piece targets the situation in the United States, it's conclusions are just...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Legal Aid, International
August 3, 2011
The B.C. Missing Women Inquiry will examine the question of why it took so long to investigate and apprehend convicted murderer Robert Pickton. The Attorney General for B.C., Barry Penner, has denied...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign is committed to uniting the poor across color lines as the leadership base for a broad movement to abolish poverty. We work to accomplish this through...
Keywords: Online Resource , Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, United States
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Online Resource , Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Multilingual, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
The Poverty and Human Rights Centre is an online library with a searchable database of relevant international human rights treaties, Canadian law documents, court decisions, legal briefs, and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, poverty, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
Picture the Homeless is a homeless-led organization in New York that fights for the civil and human rights of homeless people. Picture the Homeless is founded on the principle that in order to...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Human Rights, New York, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
This website includes an online database of reported and unreported Canadian human rights decisions and links to related human rights sites.
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, Media, British Columbia, General resources, All of Canada
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