CASHRA

Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA)

OTTAWA — The Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) marked the United Nations International Women’s Day on March 8 by asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper to quickly adopt a national action plan that includes establishing an independent and inclusive inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

CASHRA is the umbrella organization for federal, provincial and territorial human rights commissions, Canada’s statutory agencies charged with administering human rights legislation. CASHRA’s goals are to foster collaboration among its members and to serve as a national voice on human rights issues of common concern.