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β€œThe 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. Andrew Woolford

woolford andrewHow has the Canadian Museum for Human Rights evolved conceptually over time? And how does it compare to other museums dedicated to advancing social justice and human rights? 

In The Idea of a Human Rights Museum β€“ the first independent book about the CMHR – Dr. Andrew Woolford and co-editors Prof. Karen Busby and Dr. Adam Muller present a collection of essays that address these questions and more.   

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