6-8 PM | Alumni Hall, Victoria College | University of Toronto | 73 Queens Park Cres. E. | RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for the release of our report focusing on the LGBT community in Jamaica and discussion of opportunities for Canadians to respond. Featuring: Graeme Reid, LGBT Director and Rhon Reynolds, LGBT Researcher.
LGBT Jamaicans face an intolerable level of violence, both physical and sexual, perpetrated on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. Police investigations into such violence are often inadequate or lacking altogether. This report documents cases of such violence, in addition to cases of discrimination from government institutions, including healthcare facilities, as well as in the private sector.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
E-Team screening at 2:00pm
Please join Human Rights Watch for this unique Inform & Inspire session.
Learn about our work, hear from our researchers and stay for an optional screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, the E-Team.
Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
506 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON
Fee $50 (includes a box lunch)
For tickets & more information, please contact the HRW Canada office at 416.322.8448 or email@example.com
FRED ABRAHAMS, Special Advisor
AMANDA KLASING, Women’s Rights Researcher
SAMER MUSCATI, Emergencies Researcher
MEGHAN RHOAD, Women’s Rights Researcher
MAY 8–MAY 31, 2014
OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario
For more than five years, Human Rights Watch researcher Samer Muscati has been documenting some of humanity’s darkest acts, focusing his attention on the violation of the rights of women and girls around the world. Increasingly, he has explored photography’s capacities to expand our understanding of the plight and perseverance of others.
Gathering the testimony of his subjects is often harrowing, and Muscati has found the medium invaluable in processing his experience, and connecting with his subjects. This exhibition pulls together the highs and lows Muscati has borne witness to, offering a moving account of the shifting fates of women and girls in a period of profound global transition.
Des organisations camerounaise et canadienne lauréates du Prix de l'action contre le sida et pour les droits humains
(Toronto, le 29 novembre 2013) – À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale de la lutte contre le sida, le 1er décembre 2013, Human Rights Watch et le Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida décerneront à Alternatives-Cameroun et au Réseau de plaidoyer des grands-mères (Grandmothers Advocacy Network, GRAN) le Prix de l'action co
Cameroonian, Canadian Groups Receive Awards for HIV, Rights Work
(Toronto) – On World AIDS Day, December 1, 2013, Human Rights Watch and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network will honor Alternatives-Cameroun and the Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) with the 2013 Award for Action on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights.