Human Rights Education

You have the right to know, seek and receive information about your human rights and have access to human rights education. Through education you can empower yourself and others to develop the skills and attitudes that promote equality, dignity and respect in your community, society and worldwide.

SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS – NEW RESOURCE!

All over the world, people’s freedom to make decisions about their own health, body, sexuality and reproductive life is curtailed or controlled by others. This human rights education module is designed to be used by and with young people to empower them to defend and claim their rights and to make decisions about their bodies and choices relating to their sexuality, gender, and human rights without fear of discrimination or violence.

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SEARCH OUR LEARNING RESOURCES

We produce a wide range of human rights education resources on a variety of themes and in various languages. Our materials can be used and adapted by teachers, educators, trainers, and peer educators with different target groups to foster knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with human rights principles.

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VIEW OUR EDUCATION BLOGS

Educators share their successes, techniques and challenges in our human rights education blog series.

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HUMAN RIGHTS FRIENDLY SCHOOLS

A Human Rights Friendly School places human rights at the heart of the learning experience so they become an integral part of everyday school life. From the way decisions are made in schools, to the way people treat each other, to the curriculum and extra-curricular activities on offer, right down to the very surroundings in which students are taught, the school becomes an inclusive model for human rights education.

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VISIT RESPECT MY RIGHTS

Visit the interactive Respect My Rights site to see if you could find a way out of the poverty trap and what you would do if you lost the roof over your head.

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