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Tara Collins

An expert and advocate of child rights and human rights, she is an Assistant Professor at Ryerson University’s School of Child & Youth Care.

Tara Collins is currently an Assistant Professor at Ryerson University’s School of Child & Youth Care.
Tara Collins has a Ph.D. from the University of London and has worked on international human rights since 1996. Her professional experience includes work for: universities in Canada and Ireland; Canadian federal government and Parliament; and a national non-governmental organization.
She is a member of the Board of Directors and the Program Committee for Equitas: International Centre for Human Rights Education (https://equitas.org/). She is a Monitoring Committee member (and former board member) of the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (http://rightsofchildren.ca/) and Advisory Committee member of the Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights, Carleton University (http://www.landonpearson.ca/). She also serve as an Editorial Board member for Canadian Journal for Children’s Rights (https://journals.carleton.ca/cjcr/index.php/cjcr). She is an active member of The International Child Protection Network of Canada (ICPNC), and belongs to three separate working groups: monitoring and evaluation; children and work; and child participation (http://icpnc.org/).