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Rédiger la Déclaration universelle des droits de l’homme

Rédiger la Déclaration universelle des droits de l’homme Cette histoire fait partie de la série Nous sommes le changement en droits humains pour célébrer le 50ième anniversaire d’Equitas (#Equitas50). Tout au long de l’année 2017, découvrez les histoires de 50 défenseur-e-s des droits humains. Ce ne sont là que quelques leaders parmi des centaines qui, avec l’appui d’Equitas, […]

Empowering Marginalized Populations in Haiti Through Radio

 COLETTE LESPINASSE  ̶  Haiti   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 […]

Senegal

Violence against women and girls, limited access to civic registration and entrenched discriminatory attitudes represent major barriers to participation of women, girls and youth to community life in Senegal. Studies have shown that 70% of women have been victim of physical and/or sexual violence from a partner in their lifetime (UN Women). Sexist stereotypes against [...]

Middle East and North Africa

Current news Deadline to apply : July 22, 2022 Apply today to our Promoting Gender Equality through Human Rights Education program. About Today, millions of young people in MENA are directly affected by conflicts and live in extremely precarious conditions. Economic exclusion - the unemployment rate among youth in the region remains the highest in [...]

Press Review

For all media inquiries, please contact Stephanie Nichols: 514-954-0382, ext.247 snichols@equitas.org 2022 Odette McCarthy’s participation in the Indo-Pacific committee June 9, 2022 :  Members of Canada’s Indo-Pacific Advisory Committee (Mirage News) Minister Joly announces new Indo-Pacific Advisory Committee (Government of Canada) Minister Joly announces new Indo-Pacific Advisory Committee (Government of Canada) Liberals appoint committee of [...]

Gender Equality

Our Impact around the World All of Equitas' international projects consider gender equality through an intersectional approach and integrate gender-based analysis. Equitas has a specific project dedicated to gender equality on the international level, Advancing Equality through Human Rights Education. Discrimination and violence against women and girls are widespread, deep-rooted, and prevalent in many parts [...]

Our partners

Funding Transformative Change It is thanks to the generous support of our loyal partners, socially responsible sponsors, and dedicated donors that Equitas is able to instigate change in the world. We raised over $150,000 in the past year to help train human rights defenders, encourage young leaders to take action, and amplify the voices of [...]

Launch – New study and training on the prevention of torture in Francophone Africa

Prévention de la torture au sein de la Francophonie Lancement de l’étude de base “Portrait de la torture en Afrique francophone” et de la première Session régionale de formation aux droits humains d’Equitas dédiée à la prévention de la torture Equitas-Centre international d’éducation aux droits humains et ses partenaires lancent officiellement aujourd’hui le projet « Prévention […]

Meet Sophie Diouf : economically empowering women in Thiès, Sénégal

We apologize, this entry is only available in French at the moment.   Sophie Diouf, de l’Association Saint-Paul, travaille dans la banlieue de Thiès, à la création de programmes de micro-crédit pour permettre aux femmes du village de vivre dans la dignité. Sophie a participé à une formation d’Equitas et de ses partenaires il y […]

Appel de Candidatures – Session de formation sur le Guide d’action Àndandoo

Thème : Pour une meilleure participation citoyenne des femmes et des filles au Sénégal Dakar, Sénégal, du 26 au 30 septembre 2016 La période de soumission des candidatures est maintenant terminée.   Cette formation de 5 jours vise à renforcer la capacité des participants-es pour l’utilisation du Guide d’action Andandoo. Le guide offre un processus détaillé, […]