Human Rights Week: Poverty

According to a 2021 University of Regina study, 19 percent of Saskatchewan’s population lives in poverty. The child poverty rate, at 26 percent, is the second highest rate in the country. Poverty involves a complex array of risk factors that adversely affect the population in a multitude of ways, including: -Emotional and social challenges. -Acute…

Human Rights Week: Conversion Therapy

No one should be told how to express their gender identity and no one should interfere with someone’s journey of finding what that identity encompasses. “Reparative” or “conversion” therapy is a dangerous practice that targets LGBTQ youth and seeks to change their sexual or gender identities. So-called “conversion therapy,” sometimes known as “reparative therapy,” is…

Human Rights Week: Violence Against Women

CONTENT WARNING FOR POTENTIALLY TRIGGERING SUBJECTS AS RAPE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND FEMICIDE Encompassing or explaining the plight of women in today’s world is a disheartening and daunting but necessary and ultimately hopeful endeavour made even more so by the unfortunately unending list of atrocities, assaults, and abuses of authority that continue to marginalized…

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