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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.

Voices of women and girls in war

By Isabelle Masson

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A woman is holding a baby, while four men in army fatigues stand beside and behind her. They are all standing in front of a forest, posed for the camera.

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.

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.

One woman's resistance

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A head-and-shoulder portrait of Viola Desmond framed by a vertical purple rectangle. Viola is wearing a white top.

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.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Jody Williams and the campaign to ban landmines

By Julia Peristerakis

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A woman sitting on a chair with hands clasped looks thoughtfully ahead, as if answering a question.

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