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There’s still time to support us for the Scotia Bank Virtual Race!

More than 150 km to be completed by our 19 runners! 19 people are running and raising funds for Equitas and human rights education in the Scotia Bank Virtual Race this year. As of now, more than $6 850 were raised, but you can still support us and donate until September 28 on our team […]

Anne Delorme | Fund Director, ACTIF

Anne Delorme | Fund Director, ACTIF 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7       Anne joined the Equitas team in August 2020 as Fund Director, ACTIF. She holds a MBA from McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management and 20 years of experience managing complex development programs and teams in international NGOs, […]

Junior Smith Charles fights for the future of the LGBTQI community in Haïti with Kouraj Pou Pwoteje Dwa Moun

As a transgender woman openly expressing her sexual identity in Haïti, Junior Smith Charles leads a difficult fight for the respect of LGBTQI people’s rights in her country. Despite her self-confidence and the pride she holds for her sexual identity, the struggle of this movement has proven difficult and slow in the past few years, […]

May 10th – Youth are leading change in their communities. Join the movement!

This is an inspiring time for youth-led social change across the world, and in Montreal!   Young leaders are taking action to build more equitable and inclusive communities. We are pleased to invite you to our Speaking Rights 2018 Community Event, to join the 6 initiatives launched by youth in the communities of across the […]

Implementing Human Rights Education at Every Level in Brazil

FERNANDA LAPA - Brazil. From the homeless of Joinville in Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva, Fernanda Brandão Lapa brings the message of empowerment through human rights education. Her work transforms life for people at every level: the street, the school, the city, the nation, and the world. 

Promoting active citizenship in Haiti to lift the barriers to development

PATRICK CAMILLE – Haiti   This story is part of the series We are human rights changemakers to celebrate Equitas’ 50th anniversary. All through 2017, we invite you to discover stories of 50 inspiring human rights changemakers. These are but a few of the hundreds who have changed lives around the world through human rights education with Equitas’ support. […]

Myriam Zaidi | Education Specialist

Myriam Zaidi | Education Specialist   (514) 954-0382, ext. 254 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7 mzaidi@equitas.org Myriam joined the Equitas team in October 2016, as an Educational Specialist for the Canadian programs. Prior to joining Equitas, Myriam worked for a national girls’ programs organization, where she was responsible for coordinating publications […]

Promoting the rights of LGBTQI people in Cuba

ALBERTO ROQUE GUERRA – Cuba   This story is part of the series We are human rights changemakers to celebrate Equitas’ 50th anniversary (#Equitas50). All through 2017, we invite you to discover stories of 50 inspiring human rights changemakers. These are but a few of the hundreds who have changed lives around the world through human […]

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity – Program Intern, BC

Title: Program Intern, BC Status: Internship, 30hours/week Location: Vancouver and the Lower Mainland Duration: June 5th- August 4th, 2017 (9 weeks) Remuneration: $13/hour Supervisor: Regional Program Officer, BC Application deadline :  Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 5pm (PST) Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education is a non-for-profit organization, advancing equality, social justice and respect […]

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