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A Summary of JHR’s Panel on Transgender Migrants

A Summary of JHR’s Panel on Transgender Migrants

Written by Anonymous; edited by Magdalene Karalis At Journalists of Human Rights, we constantly strive to shine lights on issues not discussed or understood as much by mainstream society. Recently, through the guidance of McGill professors we were able to host a panel on the rights of Transgender migrants, a vital intersectional topic in this […]

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Indigenous Awareness Week: Audra Simpson Calls for a New Academic Standard

Indigenous Awareness Week: Audra Simpson Calls for a New Academic Standard

Audra Simpson’s lecture on aboriginals in academia was assuredly a highlight of this year’s Indigenous Awareness Week. Hosted at McGill and running from September 15th through to September 19th, this week’s events covered topics ranging from traditional dance to the impacts of the institutionalization of indigenous children. This year marked the 4th Indigenous Awareness Week […]

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McGill University hosts Third Annual Indigenous Awareness Week

McGill University hosts Third Annual Indigenous Awareness Week

For its third consecutive year, McGill’s lower field was crowded with students, staff, and community members, coming together to witness an inclusive, colourful pow-wow that would launch Indigenous Awareness Week. From September 23rd to 27th, McGill was host to various events such as numerous informational talks by professionals in their fields, interactive workshops in making dream-catchers, […]

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Human Rights in Our Own Backyard

The universal nature of human rights compels governments and people to be concerned with individuals and populations living under worse conditions beyond their own borders. International law imposes an obligation on states to guarantee the protection of not only their own citizens but also those persons in other nations whose governments have either failed to […]

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