30 Years of Impact

Save the Date - September 14, 2017


IHRP students assist in research for UN Special Rapporteur report on the human rights impact of financialization of housing


New IHRP report urges Canada to implement alternatives to detaining children, family separation

"Invisible Citizens: Canadian Children in Immigration Detention"

Rights Review

Latest edition of Rights Review

The latest edition of Rights Review is out. This month IHRP students profile lawyers doing incredible human rights work around the world.

CEDAW Submission

HRW and IHRP provide UN CEDAW Committee with a joint-submission highlighting two areas of concern

Immigration Detention

"No Life for a Child"

The IHRP releases a report urging Canada to implement alternatives to immigration detention of children and family separation


IHRP and PEN report on India reveals culture of stifling dissent, criminalising free expression


‘Unsafe’ and on the Margins

Canada’s Response to Mexico’s Mistreatment of Sexual Minorities and People Living with HIV


Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) calls for reforms

Renu Mandhane , Chief Commissioner at the OHRC (and former IHRP Director), calls for reforms to immigrant detention system

Media Release

Human rights groups react to news of another death in immigration detention


UN Special Rapporteur Report on Homelessness

IHRP students Rona Ghanbari and David Tortell assisted UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha

Alumni Fellowships

International Legal Fellowships for Canadian Lawyers

In partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


We Have No Rights

IHRP releases report to coincide with World Refugee Day that finds arbitrary imprisonment and cruel treatment of migrants with mental health issues in Canada


Sending students into the field for over 25 years


the field of international human rights law

The IHRP: Advancing the Field of International Human Rights Law

The International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law enhances the legal protection of existing and emerging international human rights obligations through advocacy, knowledge-exchange, and capacity-building initiatives that provide experiential learning opportunities for students and legal expertise to civil society.

Video Celebrating IHRP's 25th Anniversary