Human Rights


Implementing the Right to Housing in Canada
Expanding the National Housing Strategy
PDF | Published: 2021

The National Right to Housing Network (NRHN): Michele Biss; Sahar Raza

This paper breaks down the elements of a rights-based housing strategy as outlined in international human rights law—and offers an analysis of Canada’s current housing strategy according to these international standards.
Women’s rights body rules on Kell v. Canada complaint
Website | Published: ND

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women ruled in favour of Cecilia Kell, an Indigenous woman, in her complaint on discrimination against Canada. You can find more on the Kell v. Canada complaint case here.


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