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“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights” — these are the starting words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) from 1948, and marked a historic landmark for recognizing human rights globally.
The UDHR, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, was fundamental in building awareness of the importance of human rights, what they are, and what it means to not have them. But still, dignity and equality are not in reach for millions. Especially when Canada, along with the world, faces a storm of crises that continue to disproportionately hurt the most marginali
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