Equitas - International Centre for Human Rights Education
Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education is a non-profit organization that works for the advancement of equality, social justice and respect for human dignity in Canada and around the world through transformative human rights education programs.
We equip local human rights defenders and educators to build more inclusive communities and to contribute to social and economic development goals through democratic participation.Our Vision
We provide communities with tools to strengthen solidarity and public accountability, and to promote more inclusive and effective participation in local decision-making processes, particularly for discriminated, marginalized and vulnerable groups.
Working in partnership with local human rights educators and decision-makers, we engage children, youth and women to become leading actors for social change.Equitas is recognized in Canada and around the world for its leadership and excellence in the delivery and evaluation of results-oriented human rights education programs. We are committed to sharing best practices and knowledge regarding the intersection between human rights, democratic participation and socio-economic development.