Margot Young and Annabel Webb and Bruce Porter

Margot Young is Professor at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. She is also a board member of Justice for Girls http://www.justiceforgirls.org/. Annabel Webb, BA MA (UBC), MSt (Oxon), is a Canadian human rights practitioner who has worked for more than two decades to promote the rights of women and girls across a broad spectrum of social, economic, and environmental justice issues. Annabel is a David Suzuki Fellow and was the 2009 Social Justice visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia Law School. She is the Director of Human Rights and Climate Change at Just Planet. She is also the president and co-founder of Justice for Girls, a Canadian NGO that promotes the rights of teen girls who live in poverty. She is an Associate of the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Bruce Porter is a leading Canadian and international expert on the right to housing, working collaboratively with people living in poverty and homelessness. He is widely published and has served as Ontario Human Rights Commissioner (2016 – 2019). He founded and directed the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation and is currently the Executive Director of the Social Rights Advocacy Centre.

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