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We want a world fit for children, because a world fit for us is a world fit for everyone.

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Human Rights Expertise

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Researcher of the Week

Dr. Emma LaRocque


Native Studies professor Dr. Emma LaRocque is a scholar, human rights advocate, poet, author and social and literary critic.

The Plains Cree M├ętis scholar has been published more than 60 times, including the groundbreaking 1975 work Defeathering the Indian and more recently, When the Other is Me, a powerful study of the Native literary response to racist writing in the Canadian historical and literary record.

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