What are human rights?
|Human rights||universal rights based on simply being human (for example, the right to equality)|
|Civil liberties||rights and freedoms of individuals that protect them against the actions of the state or country (for example, freedom of association)|
|B.C. Human Rights Code||provincial legislation that identifies, prohibits and remedies discriminatory treatment. The discrimination is limited to areas such as employment, the provision of services and tenancy|
|Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms||the part of the Canadian constitution that outlines the rights of all people in Canada|
|International Human Rights Treaties||agreements among countries that define and uphold universal human rights|