Journal of Law and Social Policy


Law--Study and teaching (Clinical education); Human rights--Study and teaching (Higher); Ontario; Canada

Document Type

Voices and Perspectives

English Abstract

Explores methods of bringing stories of victims of human rights abuses to the international human rights bodies that conduct periodic reviews of country compliance with international human rights instruments. The project involved law students and community legal workers looking at innovative ways to use internet technologies to enhance and strengthen non-government (NGO) reports to UN Committees involved in monitoring Canada’s compliance with our international legal obligations.