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1027 Yonge Street
Toronto , Ontario
M4W 2K9

Canada Canada




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Journalists for Human Rights (JHR)

bullet Mission/Vision

Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is a young, growing charitable organization based in Toronto that uses innovative and proven techniques to reduce human rights abuses in the African countries we work in. JHR works by building the capacity of the media to effectively report on human rights...
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bullet What does the organization do?

Since its founding in May 2002, JHR has run projects in Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Senegal, Uganda, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Canada. In Ghana, our largest African project, we have increased human rights coverage in the media by over 65%, leading to a quantifiable reduction in human rights...
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bullet Opportunities for Youth

In Canada, JHR has established 19 Chapters (or clubs) at universities and colleges across the country. Students involved in Chapter activities are either in journalism programs, or have an avid interest in journalism or human rights issues. To date, JHR actively engages over 10% of Canada's...
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