The Applicant's Guide provides information on preparing an Application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) and what will happen after the application is filed. It also provides general information about the Human Rights Code and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
This is an agreement that talks about respecting the basic rights and freedoms of all humans without discriminating against anyone. This agreement is more specific to those rights for people with disabilities. It mentions what responsibilities the government has toward people with disabilities and what rules they need to follow to make sure that their rights are respected and that there is no discrimination and that people with disabilities have the same respect and chances as everyone else.
This guide provides general information about the BC Human Rights Tribunal under the Human Rights Code, including how to file a complaint and who to contact for more help.
This brochure from the Human Rights Legal Support Centre provides information about Human Rights and Aboriginal people and provides contact information for free legal advice to address cases of discrimination.
This Convention is an agreement that explains the rights of women. It is based on the basic rights and freedoms and works for equality between men and women.
Discrimination means to separate women from men and to take away certain rights only because they are women. Governments and countries need to put a stop to any and all discrimination against women. This means taking actions such as making laws to stop everyone from doing this and to protect the women.
The convention calls on Governments or Countries to:
This Covenant is an agreement that is a part of the International Bill of Rights.
This agreement talks about the right:
· To decide who you want to be
· To not be stopped in using your rights
· To life
· To be free from torture or cruel treatment
· To be free from slavery or forced work
· To be secure
· To liberty
· Of movement
· To equality before the law
· To privacy and protection from abuse
This Procedure is a guide that tells you what you need to do if you wanted to make a complaint about a country that has broken an agreement about human rights. If you are making a complaint in place of someone else, you will need to get permission from that person in writing, to have proof. This will need to be sent to the Human Rights Committee.
How does it work?
This Protocol is a guide that tells you what you need to do if you wanted to file a complaint about a country that has treated a woman unfairly. If you are making a complaint in place of someone else, you will need to get permission from that person in writing, to have proof. This will need to be sent to the Human Rights Committee.
How does it work?
This is a resource created by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (Crown Copyright) on your rights and what your rights are when it comes to special programs - which are programs that are meant to advantage different groups in a certain settings (for example: a scholarship that is only for persons with disabilities).
The Ontario Federation of Friendship Centres has resources for children and youth on their website, including Healthy Babies, Healthy Children, resources for urban youth and children and Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth.