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The Canadian Human Rights Voice is proud to host our 6th Annual Holiday Networking Reception on Friday, December 2nd, 2016.
The event will take place at the Delta Toronto East from 6:00pm to 11:30pm and will be attended by elected officials from all parties, human rights organizations, advocates, students and prominent Canadians representing different communities. Over cocktails and h'ordeuvres, attendees will pursue a silent auction of sporting equipment, high end gift items & travel and restaurant vouchers, with 3-4 brief speeches by speakers throughout the night.
Proceeds from the event will go towards our new campaign, People Against Sex Trafficking (P.A.S.T).
More than 90 percent of sex trafficking in Canada happens within our country borders. Tens of thousands of women and children are victims annually – half of which are aboriginal. CHRV is partnering with the UNODC’s Blue Heart Campaign to raise awareness of sex trafficking in Toronto and the GTA. The campaign has clear, strategic objectives aimed at ending the sexual trafficking of persons through direct action in emergencies and more general education and awareness raising activities such as:
- Community outreach initiatives;
- National awareness raising activities;
- The provision of educational seminars to elected officials, students and members of the hotel industry;
- Collaboration with various other organizations across the province;
-The provision of victim support, such as old cell phones so victims can contact 911, counselling, donations, educational aid, activities aimed at raising self-esteem and assistance in securing employment and shelter.
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Canadian Human Rights Voice
The Canadian Human Rights Voice is a non-partisan, non-profit human rights organization based in Toronto. Since 2009, we have been providing a voice for Canadians who are “voiceless”. CHRV has collaborated with all parties to have elected officials aware of the atrocities occurring around the world.