Rights & Responsibility

The following resources and links may be helpful in your deepening your organization’s practice related to protecting and promoting people’s rights. To view the Leading Practice Guidelines for Rights and Responsibilities go here: https://abilitiesmanitoba.org/docs/leading-practice-guidelines/section-5/(opens in a new tab)

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CRPD/Pages/ConventionRightsPersonsWithDisabilities.aspx

Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms – https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/how-rights-protected/guide-canadian-charter-rights-freedoms.html

Easy Read Version of UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Canadian Human Rights Act – http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/h-6/

I Have Rights Canadian Version

Manitoba Vulnerable Persons Act – https://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/pwd/what_is_vpa.html

Sample Rights Protection & Promotion Policy Statement

Sample Rights Audit

Rights Restrictions 101

Making an Ethical Decision – Santa Clara University – Markkula Center for Applied Ethics – https://www.scu.edu/media/ethics-center/resources/making.pdf

Capstone Newsletter – December, 2019 – The Council on Quality and Leadership – https://c-q-l.org/resource-library/resource-library/all-resources/when-it-comes-to-rights-in-someones-home-ask-how–not-if

Community Living Toronto website has a number of great resources on Rights – https://connectability.ca/2014/11/06/rights/

ARCH Disability Law Centre’s resource on advancing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is available here: Advancing the UN CRPD (opens in a new window)

Rights Curriculum from Minnesota – https://mn.gov/mnddc/bill-of-rights/index.html