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Alumni

Panel discussion: The Persecution of Falun Gong and Canada-China Policy

December 1, 2020 — 
UM Distinguished Alumni Award recipient David Matas joins panel discussion on human rights abuses

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Faculty of Social Work

Addressing institutional & systemic oppression symposium series

November 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the International Decade for People of African Descent present Addressing Institutional & Systemic Oppression symposium series.

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Students who are part of the Master of Human Rights Program

Farming as a political act

March 9, 2020 — 
Later this year, the Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice will be appointed to join other educators within the UM Master of Human Rights program at the Faculty of Law

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Dr. Robin DiAngelo

White fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism

January 15, 2020 — 
This year’s Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecturer is Dr. Robin DiAngelo

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Human Rights Day marked with on-campus letter-writing campaign

December 18, 2019 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and the U of M marked International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10 by participating in Write for Rights, Amnesty International’s global letter-writing campaign

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Write for human rights

December 4, 2019 — 
Join the global chorus at Amnesty International’s write-a-thon at U of M

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Wpg Free Press: U.S. Holocaust museum, local universities join forces to explore connections between Nazi atrocities, residential school trauma

October 23, 2019 — 
"There’s at least a case to be made that there’s something to be learned by putting these two things side by side," UM's Adam Muller says

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Wpg Free Press: U of M offers first human rights program

September 10, 2019 — 
Winnipeg’s role as a civil liberties hub has expanded, with the launch of Canada’s first interdisciplinary master of human rights program

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Winter on campus.

Sexual violence support for students, staff and faculty

December 10, 2018 — 
A listing of supports available and how to access them

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Faces of the world

Master of Human Rights: First-of-its-kind degree in Canada

November 5, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Law of the University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the first Master of Human Rights (MHR) graduate degree program to be offered in Canada

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