Topics: Protection of human rights
Star Trek and human rights
By Murray Leeder and Alana Conway
Star Trek has offered an intelligent, socially conscious approach to science fiction since it debuted in 1966. Current Star Trek series feature complex, nuanced perspectives on important human rights matters such as genocide, migrancy and refugees.
A Canadian flag for equality
By Rémi Courcelles
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
This world‐famous declaration is celebrated each year on International Human Rights Day.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
By Armando Perla
The cornerstone of human rights protection in Canada is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter forms part of Canada’s Constitution and came into being on April 17, 1982.
A Universal commitment
Discover the people of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.