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Human Rights Day: Making human rights the centre of a post-pandemic world

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December 10, 2021

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 – the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the OHRC continues to work to reduce inequalities by advancing a human rights-based approach to the economy, social contracts and COVID-19 recovery to promote a society that values the dignity and worth of every person, and allows each person to participate and contribute fully to the development and well-being of the community and province.

Listen to Chief Commissioner Patricia DeGuire’s statement: 

Here are some ways to get involved on Human Rights Day: