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Rights Connect

Toronto, Canada
Joined January 2016
Presence in: Canada
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Education, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Other, Right to Information

Rights Connect promotes the use of innovation and technology for the protection and promotion of human rights and legal empowerment in Canada and internationally. This work is done through advocacy and consultancy, research and analysis, community mobilization, coalition building and public education, with a focus on marginalized and disempowered groups.

People Associated With This Organization

Liya Utyasheva

Rights Connect
Joined January 2016
Interests: Citizenship & Identification, Criminal Justice, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods
I am a human rights specialist with experience in access to justice, gender justice, protection from discrimination, the right to health, HIV and LGBTI issues. I am currently working with issues of migration, legal empowerment of migrants and refugees in origin, transit and destination countries, and access to justice for marginalized groups.

I am interested in finding partners and learning best practices from the members of the Network.
Liya Utyasheva is the network champion (main point of contact) for Rights Connect.

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