Program Officer

Title: Program Officer Organization: Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada Status:  Full time – 35hours/ per week Application deadline:  Sunday, November 26, 2017 Start date: January 8th, interviews will be held December 11th-13th  Salary range: $40,000 – 47,000 (based on experience) + benefits Equitas – International Centre for Human

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Equitas Annual #PlayItFair Celebration for National Child Day – 20 November, 2017

  National Child Day, celebrated annually on November 20th, is a day dedicated to promoting and safeguarding the rights of children and youth. Celebrated since 1993, National Child Day commemorates the adoption of: The Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959 The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on November 20, 1989. These

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Standing up for the Rights of Women, Girls and Religious Minorities in Pakistan

ASAMA JAHANGIR - Pakistan. Asma Jahangir has been a prominent human rights lawyer and activist in Pakistan for the last 40 years. She learned the importance of freedom of expression early on in life, as her father was a political prisoner. When she began practicing law in early 1980, there were few women in court and there were no women judges on the bench.

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Designing Positive Training for Youth Citizenship and Participation in Egypt

SALLY SALEM - Egypt. At 22, Sally Salem seemed to be heading down the path expected for many women in Cairo, Egypt. It was 1999 and she had just graduated with a degree in English literature and, through family connections, had landed a secure job in a local company. But she was restless. And she couldn't stop quietly questioning the social inequalities and discrimination she observed. 

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