Human rights education starts with “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family [as] the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world” – from the Preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Please see the online course on this website for the true meanings of key words.
This site provides simple, straightforward educational materials to enable anyone to know and understand what human rights are, why they are important and how to share them with others. It will show you:
On this site you can watch 30 short videos, one for each of the 30 Articles, learn about human rights, download classroom materials for teaching human rights to children or learn human rights using our online course. You can read the classroom materials in Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish Sorani, Turkish and Urdu, as well as English. You can also train as a human rights trainer and even start a new career.
In 1948, the nations of the world agreed and signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (the UDHR). They wanted it taught in all schools in all countries. Has this happened in your country? Probably not! All governments must do this one thing. It will make the world a safer, more peaceful and more tolerant home for humanity.
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Peaceful Planet programmes on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are for everyone. The teaching and learning takes place in community centres, schools, places of worship, coffee shops and homes – in fact, wherever people gather to learn more about themselves and their world. Our purpose is to have a planet where human rights awareness creates a sense of calm, peace and tolerance.
Create peace in your world. Train as a human rights educator and join the Peaceful Planet Alumni Awards Programme to benefit when you share with friends and family.