THIS IS A REPORT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE’S ACTIVITIES FOR THE ACADEMIC YEARS 2000 - 2001 AND 2001 – 2002
The Human Rights Office is an independent body, reporting directly to the Senate of the University. Its mandate is to provide advice, support and resources to the Queen’s community in the area of human rights, and to administer the Queen’s Harassment/Discrimination Policy and Procedure.
The Human Rights Office has a staff that consists of a Director, an Administrative Assistant and three Human Rights Advisors. These advisors specialize in various areas such as sexual harassment prevention, sexual and gender diversity, race and race related issues and education. The Office also works with a volunteer advisory council to ensure transparency and community participation in addressing the needs of the community. This council is made up of representatives of the various constituencies of Queen’s and the Kingston community.
The Human Rights Office of Queen’s University is dedicated to the promotion of Human Rights within Queen’s University and the broader Kingston community.
The Human Rights Office will endeavor to fulfill its goals through pro-active strategies in the following areas: education and documentation; training; through the implementation of individual intervention mechanisms; by fostering complementary initiatives throughout the university; and by advising on policies of equity.
Section A of the report gives highlights of the Office’s activities, and a brief analysis of the statistics gathered by the Office over the period of this report. Section B consists of the tables of the statistics used for Section A.
Human Rights Office Main Page
General Information | Policy & Procedure | Anti-Racism | Sexual Harassment
Sexual & Gender Diversity | Stop It Program | Positive Space Program
Transgender/Transsexual Policy Group | The End to Hate Project
Important Faith Dates | Dear Jen | Human Rights Initiative Award