Category Archives: Income security

Powerful Together: Annual Report 2021-2022

The path to human rights for all is in view with collaboration, collective advocacy, and community building. To view the 2021-2022 annual report, click here.    

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Respect, Protect, Fulfill: Supporting the HIV Legal Network

Respect. Protect. Fulfill. You can help challenge wrongs, advance rights, and transform lives. Denied basic healthcare. Criminalized and vilified for love. Unfairly targeted by police. These abuses, and more, are too often the experience of people living with HIV and of communities affected by HIV. At the HIV Legal Network, our mission has always been […]

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A Moment of Breakthrough: Annual Report 2020-2021

Seizing the moment to push for concrete and lasting change.

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Our History, Our Future: Annual Report 2019-2020

Guided by the past and working toward the future as we challenge wrongs, advance rights, and transform lives.

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FLATTEN INEQUALITY: Human rights in the age of COVID-19

In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, law- and policymakers are taking and contemplating drastic measures to minimize the spread of the virus. But hasty and broad punitive measures may perversely undermine public health objectives while also violating human rights — so it is essential that any measures be appropriately narrow and comply with […]

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The Political is Personal: Annual Report 2018-2019

Highlights of our work in Canada and around the world from April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2019.

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Housing rights case dismissed — but a door remains open

February 4, 2015 It is estimated that 1.3 million people have experienced homelessness in Canada over the past five years. The country’s streets are host to some 235,000 people on any night, and many more struggle in inadequate or unreliable housing. Yet despite these unconscionable numbers, Canada does not have a federal housing strategy — […]

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More than a Motion: Tanudjaja and the Fight for Affordable Housing (Part 2)

November 21, 2014 Read Part 1 here In May 2014, social justice activists and lawyers, representatives of non-profit organizations, federal and provincial government lawyers and interested public crowded into the Ontario Court of Appeal to hear an appeal of a motion to dismiss in Tanudjaja v. Canada. The courtroom was so packed that a satellite […]

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HIV and the Right to Housing: An Intro to the Tanudjaja Case (Part 1)

November 13, 2014 In Canada, November 22nd is National Housing Strategy Day, an important time to reflect on housing and homelessness in our country. #NationalHousingDay — You can read more here. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of coming home. Sliding the key into your door lock, you enter a space that’s yours and protects […]

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HIV, Disability and Human Rights – Opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

There are many links between HIV and (other) disabilities. As a result, there are growing calls for partnership between HIV activists and disability activists in responding to human rights concerns, including discrimination. Related Publications VIH, Discapacidad y Derechos Humanos: Oportunidades que Ofrece la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Derechos de las Personas con […]

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