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A documentary produced with the help of the National Endowment for Democracy inspires one brave woman to stand up for victims of sexual violence.

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ambulance interview

JHR targets improved ambulance service in South Sudan.

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Remaz Jordan Photo

JHR-trained reporter's data investigation sparks new legislation to protect Jordanian women from rapists.

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Kimberly Stinson works with mentees in Fort Severn /photo credit Robin Pierro

JHR's Indigenous Reporters Program is creating pathways of opportunity for Indigenous youth from remote reserve training to jobs, while helping Canadian media cover Indigenous issues with greater depth and accuracy.

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Moroccan journalists react to human rights media training / picture courtesy Government of Canada

In June, JHR visited North Africa with the goal to deliver training on effective and ethical human rights reporting in an environment where what it means to cover human rights issues is often far from clear. This is a brief summary of the tour.

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Danny Glenwright and Rachel Pulfer

Note from the ED on transition and JHR's direction in 2015

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Don’t miss out! Save the date for October 1, 2015 for a night of celebrating media development and human rights journalism at the Arcadian Court in Toronto.

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JHR is excited to bring you Night for Rights 2015, sponsored generously to date by Global News, CTV, Radio-Canada, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Ipsos, John Honderich, APTN, and RBC! Read more to find out information about special events, such as our live auction with an all-inclusive trip to the Bahamas!

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night for rights 2014

Get ready to celebrate the transformative power of human rights journalism at Night for Rights 2015. On Thursday, October 1st 2015, don’t miss one of Toronto’s best benefit galas and an opportunity to create change in Canada and around the world.

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