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Queen's University
 

The Human Rights Office

Welcome to the website of the Queen's Human Rights Office, the central resource for human rights issues at Queen's University.

Our mandate

Our mandate is to ensure that the community's needs in the area of human rights are being addressed adequately. The Office reports annually to the Queen's community through an annual report to the Senate of the University

The Office will:

  • Promote human rights and address harassment and discrimination on the grounds of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability and gender identity as well as analogous grounds;
  • Discuss, with any member of the community, issues of harassment and discrimination affecting their ability to access the learning, working or living environment.
  • Inform the community about their rights and responsibilities in the area of human rights
  • Assist community members looking for educational resources.

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 Advisory Services

The Human Rights Office's Advisory Service is a confidential service that assists individuals or groups at Queen's who wish to pursue informal or formal routes of complaint resolution following an incident of harassment or discrimination.

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Training

There are various types of training available for Students, Faculty and Staff. 

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Publications and Policies

The Human Rights Office has published numerous reports.  Human Rights policies and procedures can also be found here.

 

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