June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which focuses attention on the need for everyone to take responsibility in preventing elder abuse.
May 21 is World Day for Cultural Diversity and Dialogue, which is a day that urges deeper understanding of diversity issues and how we could possibly learn to live more harmoniously together.
Too often, the justice system is overloaded as it attempts to address challenges for which it was not designed. As a result, people struggling with poverty, homelessness, mental health issues, and addiction, find themselves in a justice system that cannot provide them with the resources they need.
Every year, on March 20, French-speakers all over the world celebrate their language and their culture, but in Canada being francophone is honoured for a week, from March 20 to 27.
A contemporary form of slavery, human trafficking refers to the recruitment, transportation, harbouring and/or exercising control, direction or influence over a person to exploit them, usually sexually, or through forced labour.
On June 20, World Refugee Day, we pay tribute to the courage, strength and determination of those forced to flee their homelands.
Kimberly Roach, one of our leads for the Racialized Communities Strategy (RCS), attended the One Vision One Voice symposium on changing the child welfare system for African Canadians.
Human Rights Day 2016 – December 10: the day that the United Nations (UN) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights back in 1948. It is a day that promotes awareness of the Declaration and human rights.
April 28th is World Day for Safety and Health at Work – a day to raise awareness that workplace stress has become a global issue. This year, the theme of the International Labour Organization (ILO) is “Workplace Stress: A collective challenge.” To address this theme, the ILO will feature a current global trends report on work-related stress and how we can build a preventative approach to a very large problem.