vi ONTARIO REPORTS FEBRUARY 8, 2019
Human Rights Award Celebration
Join the Law Society, members of the profession, and the public
at a ceremony and reception in honour of Fiona Sampson, PhD,
recipient of the Law Society’s 2018 Human Rights Award.
Dr. Fiona Sampson is a highly respected and outstanding
advocate for the rights of survivors of sexual violence in Canada
and abroad. She has taken precedent-setting cases to court in
Canada and in Kenya and her victories have helped to advance
the rights of women and girls around the world. Dr. Sampson
is the Founder and the CEO of the Equality Effect, a non-profit
charity that uses international human rights law and creative
legal advocacy projects to achieve systemic change.
The Human Rights Award recognizes outstanding contributions to
the advancement of human rights and/or the promotion of the rule
of law provincially, nationally or internationally.
February 27, 2019
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto
Ceremony: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Lamont Learning Centre*
Reception: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Convocation Hall
Please enter through east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square.
*This portion of the program is also available as a live webcast.
This public event is free, but space is limited and registration is
required. To learn more and to register, please visit:
Note: this event will take place in English.
Photographs and video taken at this public event will be used in Law
Society print and online publications.