May 02, 2024

Updates: Repealing S. 43 & Canada’s fourth Universal Periodic Review

Repealing S. 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada: Bill C-273 passed the vote at Canada’s Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. It will now go to the House for a vote. If it passes, it will go through readings at the Senate. We will keep you posted. A big thank you to everyone who submitted letters and continue to support the repeal. Your advocacy makes a difference.

Canada’s fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcome was adopted at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council on March 25, 2024. You can watch Canada’s response on UN Web TV.
To read more about the List of Voluntary Commitments.