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Mandela: Struggle for Freedom open until August 25, 2019!

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Inspirational Quote

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

Black and white portrait of Nelson Mandela

Welcome - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Exhibition closing August 25!

June 2018 to August 2019

Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, but he never gave in to hate. Walk in the footsteps of the man they called Madiba and learn the legacy of his struggle for freedom.

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A black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela standing in front of a podium. He is smiling and waving.

Rohingya women call for justice

By Paula Kelly

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A group of Rohingya women and men carry young children and belongings as they walk in a line over an earthen dike over a stretch of water.

What led to the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda?

By Jeremy Maron

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Thousands of refugees carrying their belongings and walking along a long dirt road. Bright green grass and bushes flank the road.

Location

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

Hours

Today

Open Today:

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission

Adult General Admission:

$21

Events

Spotlight on Mandela: Family Tour

Saturdays, May 18 to August 24, 2019

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Girl writing with a pencil on paper

Labour Rights Tour

Daily, August 26 to September 2, 2019

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A large group of women sitting and sewing. Others are standing behind them in a room crowded with textiles.

Exhibitions

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

June 2019 to April 2020

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Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to November 2020

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A group of young women and girls in their teens stand together on the front porch of a building. Most are dressed in white blouses and blue skirts, with two girls also wearing blue sweaters. To the right, a doorway reveals a roomful of students sitting at wooden desks and writing on notepads.

Stories

What if you were taken from your family?

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A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

The Winnipeg General Strike

By Travis Tomchuk

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A large crowd gathered on a street

Five Women Who Should Be Household Names in Canada

By Matthew McRae

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 Six red dresses are suspended in air on hangers in front of a backdrop. The backdrop features an image of a birch wood forest with more red dresses hanging in it.

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Photo: CMHR, Jessica Sigurdson