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Human rights education… What is that?

Human rights education... What is that?

This graphic was made as part of a visual thinking workshop hosted by Percolab during an Equitas event in 2024 involving 30+ human rights educators and partners. The graphic is the product of the ideas that were shared and summarizes what is the human rights education process. Also available in French.

Building meaningful North-South partnerships: Lessons learned and best practices

The following lessons learned and good practices have been documented through the activities of the Act Together for Inclusion Fund (ACTIF) working group. This working group brings together Canadian organizations that have received funding from to carry out, in partnership with organizations in the South, projects that strengthen the respect, protection and fulfillment of the […]

The purpose of children’s rights

This video spotlights several fundamental children’s rights enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It sheds light on the stark reality that, despite these protections, numerous children in Canada continue to face rights violations. Children’s rights emphasize the importance of treating all children equally, with dignity, and with utmost respect. Also available […]

Happy 75th Birthday: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UDHR, Equitas’ Knowledge Management Team has created this booklet, where we use archival newspaper articles, interviews, speeches by and about John Peters Humphrey as well as his autobiography to simulate how he may have answered modern-day questions and clarified misconceptions about the UDHR. Also available in French.

Elements of a Human Rights-Based Approach

This graphic summarizes the six elements composing a human rights-based approach, using the acronym PANEL as a reminder of the different elements. It also includes questions to ask ourselves to ensure each element is covered. Also available in French.

To be a better ally

Tip sheet on how to be a better ally towards BIPOC folk and when engaging in the fight for racial justice. The document offers advice on how to educate yourself, how to become aware of your own privileges and unconscious biaises, and how to use your voice and activism to dismantle racist and oppressive spaces. […]

The community strengths approach for promoting women’s engagement

This good practice, developed in collaboration with partners of the Rawabet Initiative in the Middle East and North Africa region, aims to integrate community members and actively involve them from the beginning to the end of the activities. To address the power imbalance, it is important that marginalized people, especially women, actively participate in the […]

Intercommunity collaboration

This good practice demonstrates the extent to which the decentralization of human rights education activities and the use of local actors for their implementation contribute to the advancement of human rights, including gender equality.  Also available in French.

The flipped classroom model for facilitating online human rights education

This good practice on the flipped classroom puts forward the implementation of a participatory approach to online training by allowing learners to take charge of their own learning by working on activities prepared before the live meetings, while the live time is devoted to problem solving and group discussion. Also available in French.