The Human Rights Office supports Western’s respectful and inclusive working and learning environment by providing advice and support on Western’s Non-Discrimination and Harassment Policy.

Welcome to the Human Rights Office. As part of ongoing efforts to create a more equitable and inclusive university, Western has created a new Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and a website for the portfolio is forthcoming. The creation of this new office has led to a restructuring and name change - Equity and Human Rights Services has been renamed Human Rights Office. Anyone with inquires related to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion can email

News and Announcements

Equity and Human Rights Services: Restructure and Name Change

The creation of a new Equity, Diversity & Inclusion portfolio at Western has led to a restructuring and name change for Equity and Human Rights Services. Read more.

New Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Western welcomes its first Associate Vice-president of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (AVP, EDI). Dr. Opiyo Oloya will be an integral member of Western’s senior leadership team. Read more in Western News.

Human Rights and COVID-19

Please read this statement from the Human Rights Office at Western regarding human rights and COVID-19.

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