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Virtual EquiTalks: A Success for Equitas!

This year, Equitas had the opportunity to innovate and held its annual EquiTalks: Building Connected Communities events online. Presented in collaboration with Dignity Network Canada,

10 years of Speaking Rights!

Equitas is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its program dedicated to Canadian youth, Speaking Rights!  What is Speaking Rights?  Speaking Rights is a human rights program that aims

Teaching Youth about Human Rights in Senegal

In Senegal, 24% of children are subjected to severe physical punishment – which is a violation of children’s rights as expressed in Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the

Building Inclusive communities: An action guide for young people

Equitas is thrilled to announce the launch of its new Guide, Building Inclusive Communities - An action guide for young people. This Guide is an important component of Equitas’ human rights

Support human rights education by reading a book!

Buy the book, support Equitas! As a former primary teacher, Kristin Butcher, the author of The Druid and the Dragon, believes that one is never too young or too old to make a difference in their

More than $7 500 were raised for Equitas at the Scotia Bank Virtual Race!

More than 150 km were completed by our 19 runners! 19 people ran and raised funds for Equitas and human rights education in the Scotia Bank Virtual Race this summer. More than $7 500 were raised

Equitas is excited to announce our participation in the 6th edition of the Peace Network for Social Harmony’s Peace Days!

  Since 2015, the Peace Network for Social Harmony has coordinated Montreal’s Peace Days celebrations, including events on the International Day of Peace itself (Sept 21). The Peace

How Youth in Medicine Hat are Standing Up to Bullying and Racism

Empowering Youth to Become Changemakers   For the Saamis Newcomer Youth Advisory Council, the group leading an Equitas Community Action Project (CAP) composed of youth who are new to Canada,

Opening our eyes to disability: from the IHRTP to my research thesis

Manon Thépault was an intern at the International Human Rights Training Program in 2018, where she met activists defending the rights of people living with disabilities. This inspired her to write

YWCA Young Feminists: Breaking Down Stereotypes and Growing the Feminist Movement

  By leading Community Action Projects (CAPs) in their communities all over the country, youth and young adults undertake actions that support respect for human rights.  Youth are given

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