Posts Tagged ‘human rights’

Learning to give

Learning to Give Is a Gift Worth Sharing

Education

This holiday season, help your students or children raise their level of critical thinking and activate their social consciences by teaching them the importance of sharing and compassion. Because while some of us take part in an annual frenzy of consumerism, others lack the most basic necessities…

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Black Sugar

Black Sugar | Modern-Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic

Films

Some came voluntarily, chasing the dream of a salary; others were kidnapped near the Dominican border and brought by force. Regardless of trajectory, once Haitians lands in a batey, as camps for Haitian workers are called in the Dominican Republic, all are cursed to the same dolorous grind: cutting sugar cane from morning till night

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Watch Human Rights Docs Last Chance and The Invisible Nation for Free on NFB.ca

Films

To mark our support of Human Rights Day on December 10, we will be offering special human rights-focused programming on NFB.ca starting on Friday, November 30 and culminating on Monday, December 10. All week, films devoted to topics such as Armenian identity, Iranian political refugees, or racism in the fashion industry will be featured. This

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Meet Grace, Milly and Lucy… and learn the truth about child soldiers

Films

oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/grace_milly_lucy_child_soldiers_trailer/ Raymonde Provencher’s film Grace, Milly, Lucy… Child Soldiers will shock you. It exposes the little-known tragedy of child soldiers in Uganda, and explores how they can possibly live normal lives after being trained to become killing machines. The film screens at the Hot Docs Film Festival, now taking place in Toronto. Raymonde kindly answered

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