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Stories

We should all have access to stories of human rights.

Human rights stories are often ones of struggle, tenacity, courage and resilience. These are the experiences we need to share. Engage with human rights stories, wherever you are.

How can you make a difference for someone?

By Julia Peristerakis

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Six teenagers and a middle-aged woman stand with their arms around each other and are smiling for the camera. They are all wearing pink shirts.

A Yiddish poem from the Holocaust

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A yellowed paper with a handwritten text in Yiddish. The piece of paper is flat but was folded previously as old fold marks are obvious.

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 Story of the Komagata Maru

By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

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A young woman sits on a ledge in a large circular hall. She is smiling at the camera and wearing jeans, a dark blouse and a red jacket

Five Women Who Should Be Household Names in Canada

By Matthew McRae, Digital Content Creation Specialist

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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.

Why Reconciliation? Why Now?

By Karine Duhamel, Researcher-Curator, Indigenous Content

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Carved wooden faces

Japanese Canadian internment and the struggle for redress

By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

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A black and white image of a woman and two children standing behind a pile of luggage and blankets and looking at the camera.

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