Protection of human rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Find out more about the world-famous declaration that turns 70 in 2018.
Human Rights and the Charter
By Armando Perla, Researcher-Curator
The cornerstone of human rights protection in Canada is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter forms part of Canada’s Constitution and came into being on April 17, 1982.
A Universal Commitment
Discover the people of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.