Posts by Gwen Brodsky

Gwen Brodsky

About Gwen Brodsky

Gwen Brodsky is a lawyer and co-director of the Poverty and Human Rights Project.

Yes Mr. Harper It Is A Sociological Phenomenon

Jan 14, 2015
By Gwen Brodsky, Sharon McIvor and Shelagh Day. This piece originally appeared on Blogging for Equality. Inter‑American Commission on Human Rights Issues Breakthrough Report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls The Inter‑American Commission on Human Rights has provided a direct answer to Prime Minister Harper: Yes, the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women and… View Article

From discrimination against temporary foreign workers to sexual harassment, there’s no shortage of issues a human rights commission could tackle

Dec 10, 2014
By Gwen Brodsky and Shelagh Day British Columbia is the only province in Canada that does not have a Human Rights Commission. That makes us the weakest province when it comes to fostering human rights awareness and preventing discrimination. Currently BC only has a Human Rights Tribunal, which mediates and adjudicates complaints about discrimination after… View Article