Human Rights Advising

Human Rights Advisor

Diversity and Human Rights Services believes diversity strengthens us all. We support Mount Royal’s vision and mission by fostering a safe, respectful and meaningfully inclusive campus for all members of the Mount Royal community.

Confidential support and advocacy for individuals with questions, concerns or complaints about discrimination, harassment and accommodation.
Explain and facilitate formal complaint processes.
Information about our rights and responsibilities under MRU policies related to human rights, harassment and accommodation.
Explore and facilitate informal resolution options, including education, training, mediation and facilitated dialogue.

Khaula Bhutta is MRU’s new Human Rights Advisor. She provides confidential support for individuals with questions, concerns or complaints involving discrimination, harassment and accommodation. Khaula has a LL.M in International Human Rights Law and Practice from the University of York and a B.A in Law, Politics and Economics from Dublin City University. Khaula is an experienced advisor who has helped individuals, institutions and charities with human rights related issues in Canada, Ireland, UK and Malaysia.

Khaula can help explain the formal complaint procedures and provide information about your rights and responsibilities under MRU policies. She is here to help both students and employees have a positive, respectful and inclusive experience at MRU.  Services also include mediation, education and advocacy. Some instances where you may want to reach out would be cases of bullying by peers, accommodation issues with your professors or unfair treatment by your superiors or peers.
 
Khaula has a passion for Human Rights Law and has practiced in Ireland, UK and Malaysia.   With a LL.M. in International Human Rights Law and Practice from the University of York (UK) and a B.A. in Law, Politics and Economics from Dublin City University (Ireland), Khaula has the right knowledge to address your Human Rights concerns.
 
Prior to joining MRU, Khaula worked for law firms drafting court pleadings for clients, led campaigns for inclusion as the Equality Officer at DCU, worked for not-for-profit organizations as a human rights project manager and spent her free time volunteering as a human rights educator in schools, community centers and on radio. She enjoys travelling the world, exploring cultural issues and making more friends in Canada! She is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

If you want to learn more about your rights and MRU policies, and to see how Khaula can assist you, feel free to book some time below.
 

Human Rights Policy and Procedures
 


Contact

Khaula_V2Khaula Bhutta B.A. Hons., L.L.M.
Human Rights Advisor
U216V (located in the Wellness Centre)
403.440.6908
kbhutta@mtroyal.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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