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About Fiona Sampson

Sean Kearney is a lawyer practicing human rights and labour law in Ontario, Canada. He is also a volunteer with The Equality Effect.

Fiona Sampson is executive director of the Equality Effect. She has appeared as counsel many times before the Supreme Court of Canada representing women's organisations in equality cases, and sits as a Commissioner on the Ontario Human Rights Commission.  

Articles by Fiona Sampson

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A constitutional challenge to systemic discrimination

In the first case of its kind in Africa, a suit has been filed against Kenyan police for systemic discrimination in permitting the rape of young girls and in failing to enforce existing laws.  If successful the case could establish legal protection from rape for all girls in Kenya

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