“Never an individual movement”: Three prominent activists on the state of human rights in Canada

Three human rights advocates share how they are making progress on their goals through collective, community-led work

Why It Matters

Interconnected efforts and coalitions when fighting for human rights is more important than ever as many crises layer on top of each other, maintaining inequalities and impacting historically marginalized groups.

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