Competing Human Rights in Canada
by Raheel Raza
January 16, 2014
Many of us who came from theocratic and patriarchal counties are wholly dependent on Canada’s liberal, secular values to maintain our equality — which others are working so tirelessly to curtail.
Not even one women’s group come out to lobby for women’s rights or to remind the nation that a decision to support segregation is a slap in the face of equality.
Reasonable accommodation is celebrating our holidays with joy; unreasonable accommodation is criticizing others who wish to say Merry Christmas and celebrate their cultures, too.
Although Canada’s diversity is usually touted globally, a clash of rights is now playing itself out.