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A reminder of the precarious nature of rights in a changing world

March 10, 2017 — 
Canadian Journal of Human Rights celebrates five years

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Faculty of Education

Teacher shares power of reconciliation

September 27, 2016 — 
Teacher and activist Lisa Howell knows firsthand the liberating and transformative power of education in reconciliation.

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CBC: About 900 LGBT couples tied knot since same-sex marriage legalized in Manitoba

September 16, 2016 — 
Twelve years ago, Manitoba became the fifth province or territory in the country to legalize same-sex marriage

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Respectful work and learning environment policy changes

August 24, 2016 — 
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Faculty of Education

Faculty to host ‘education for reconciliation’ conference

August 18, 2016 — 
Education for reconciliation conference workshops hosted by educators from across the province who will share the various actions being taken in regards to reconciliation

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Faculty of Law

Robson Hall alum elected to UN Human Rights Committee

June 30, 2016 — 
On June 23 2016, Marcia V. J. Kran, a Canadian lawyer and former international civil servant now living in Vancouver, was elected to the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC). She holds B.A. (1987) and law (1980) degrees from the University of Manitoba, and received the Celebrated Alumnus Award from the Faculty of Arts in 2006.

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Free Press: Winnipeggers want Canada to acknowledge IS genocide

June 20, 2016 — 
Professor Adam Muller says ISIS' treatment of the Yazidis should be considered genocidal

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The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

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The Accessibility for Manitobans Act at the U of M

May 20, 2016 — 
A message from President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard

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Faculty of Law

The Idea of a Human Rights Museum shortlisted for Manitoba Book Award

April 29, 2016 — 
A book co-authored by professors Karen Busby (Law), Adam Muller (English, Film and Theatre) and Andrew Woolford (Sociology) is up for a Manitoba Book Award.

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Planning for accessibility: Resources

March 30, 2016 — 
Planning for accessibility: Resources

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