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Press Releases

Read our latest media releases about our work, events and new partnerships.
For Media inquiries, please contact Stephanie Nichols:
snichols@equitas.org 
514-954-0382, ext.247

October 20, 2020 –  Press Release: Panel discussions with UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Minister of International Development
February 20, 2020 – Press Release: For a system adapted to the needs of Quebec’s youth: a call from a collective of child-protection organizations
September 25, 2019 – Press Release: Equitas is Empowering Women and Girls to Advance Gender Equality around the World
June 26, 2019 – Media Advisory:Over One Hundred International Human Rights Defenders in Montreal
June 10, 2019 – Press Kit: Equitas 2019 International Human Rights Training Program
June 10, 2019 – Press Release: Over 100 International Human Rights Defenders to Gather in Montreal for a Unique Educational Experience, June 9-28
March 11, 2019 – TD Bank Group and Equitas – New Funding Agreement and Event for International Women’s Day with UN Human Rights Expert Rita Iszák-Ndiaye
February 27, 2019 – TD Bank Group and Equitas – New Funding Agreement and Event for International Women’s Day with UN Human Rights Expert Rita Iszák-Ndiaye
July 26, 2018 – Canada supports the Centre Tunisien Méditerranéen and Equitas to Empower Youth, Women and Marginalized Groups in Tunisia (in Arabic)

June 11, 2018 – Press Release: Equitas 2018 International Human Rights Training Program

June 11, 2018 – Press Kit: Equitas 2018 International Human Rights Training Program

June 4, 2018 – Media Advisory:  Over ninety International Human Rights Defenders to gather in Montreal for a unique educational experience, June 10-29

March 5, 2018 –  New three-year initiative to empower MENA citizens to use new technologies to participate in democratic processes and exercise their human rights – AR

February 27, 2018 – Kenya’s Alice Nderitu highlights crucial role of women in peacemaking at Equitas event in Toronto

November 27, 2017 – English Montreal School Board’s Before and After School Enriched Daycare program wins national Play it Fair! Award 2017 for exceptional work with children and youth

May 4, 2017 – 150 youth changemakers initiate 10 projects building a more vibrant, inclusive Montreal 

March 23, 2017 – Equitas celebrates 50 years of human rights education

November 20, 2016 – City of Surrey Wins National Play It Fair! Award 2016 for exceptional work with children and youth

November 18, 2016 – Equitas Receives More Than $1 Million for Its Youth Civic Engagement Model

October 28, 2016 – New study and training on the prevention of torture in Francophone Africa – FR

October 11, 2016 – On November 20th, #PlayItFair with Equitas for National Child Day! 

August 3, 2016 – 400 children of Montreal-Nord celebrate Play It Fair! Day with borough mayor Christine Black

June 18, 2016 – Equitas X ArtLords (Afghanistan) at Festival MURAL 

June 6, 2016 – IHRTP 2016 – 90 human rights defenders arrive in Montreal 

April 14, 2016 –  Equitas launches a compendium of best practices in youth community involvement under EU programme for the Middle East and North Africa Youth committed to improving their communities 

January 25th, 2016 – Right(s) Before Your Eyes: Equitas 10th Montreal Gala for Human Rights

June 6, 2015 – International Human Rights Training Program – Press Release

June 6, 2015 – International Human Rights Training Program – Press Kit

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