Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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

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Dr. Michelle Faubert


To highlight early feminism and how writing can help achieve gender equality, English associate professor Dr. Faubert is creating a compilation of Mary Wollstonecraft’s 1700s novellas MaryA Fiction and The Wrongs of Woman

Wollstonecraft, today considered a founding feminist philosopher, used fiction to convey her political and philosophical messages, such as those contained in her manifesto A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.  

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