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 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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Dr. Joan Durrant


Dr. Joan Durrant is a professor in the department of community health sciences and an adjunct professor at the Arthur V. Mauro Center for Peace and Justice at the University of Manitoba.  

On Feb. 26, Durrant will discuss the implementation of a human rights-based approach to child discipline, as part of the department of psychology colloquium series. Her talk will explore a relationship-based approach to discipline that uses children’s rights principles as a roadmap.

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