Human Rights

May 25, 2011
The Canadian Human Rights Commission administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal...
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, Human Rights, Workers' Rights, Government information, Organizations, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
GYC advances human rights through cross-cultural programs for emerging leaders, focusing on post-genocide and post-violence countries. Global Youth Connect advances human rights by empowering young...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Human Rights, Organizations, International
May 19, 2011
Founded in 1998, Women Thrive (Formerly Womens Edge Coalition) develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, human rights, Organizing, poverty, Women, women, Organizations, United States
PIVOT
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: Online Resource , child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
BCPIAC
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: Online Resource , anti-poverty, Disability, Food and Foodbanks, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
Canadian Social Research Links
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
December 9, 2010
The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (www.aidslaw.ca) promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
November 17, 2010
Sharon McIvor will file a complaint against Canada at the United Nations. She says, "Canada continues to discriminate against Aboriginal women and their descendants in the determination of...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, Women, All of Canada, International
United Nations
November 15, 2010
For the past four years, the federal government has refused to endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, claiming that Canada could not support resource rights, the right to...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, All of Canada, International
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