PEACEFUL PLANET – HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION
Human rights are for everybody. That’s what universal means in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It’s an opportunity for those with power to learn to protect the weaker and more vulnerable people in society and an opportunity for those with less power to empower themselves with knowledge of their human rights and to share that knowledge with others.
Specific groups in a UK context for whom human rights education is particularly valuable could be
Although these groups are mostly made up of young people, it is adults who are the main perpetrators of the violations highlighted. This work of human rights education has a vital function and result of child protection. It will greatly help to correct sources of problems in the society as well as preventing them from recurring. It will also improve social cohesion and mutual understanding.
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