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 A Dream to Come True: Human Rights as a Way of Life.
Every HUMAN has RIGHTS - all must know and own human rights
- the banks of the river in which life can flow freely.

Publications:

Human Rights Cities:
Civic Engagement
for Societal Development
 PDF file

An exciting film:
Human Rights Cities
of the World

Human Rights Learning: Pedagogies and Politics of Peace PDF file
This paper is based on a lecture delivered for the UNESCO Chair for Peace Education Master Conference at the University of Puerto Rico, April 15, 2009.

New! Know Human Rights, Claim Human Rights PDF file
Conference Presentation by Satya Das at the 15 Years Vienna World Conference on Human Rights

New! The Nature of Human Rights Learning For all to know human rights as a way of life PDF file
Article presented by PDHRE President at Vienna +fifteen, for the cerebration of the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR

New! Chain of Humanity for Dignity, Equality and Life Without Discrimination PDF file
Article by PDHRE President in e-Civicus - Issued 10 December 2008

Human Rights Learning:
A Peoples' Report

Women Hold Up the Sky
Video/dramas and training manual on CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women

In Our Hands: Human Rights
as a Way of Life

Article by PHDRE President
PDF file

Understanding Human Rights: A Manual for Human Rights Education
Second edition of a manual for Human Rights Education

Freedom of Religion and Belief:
An Essential Human Right

A video/drama training manual. Produced in collaboration by IARF and PDHRE.
PDF file

Passport to Dignity
Connecting the 12 Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform For Action to the Human Rights Framework

A Call for Justice
A Resource Packet to Empower the Work of NGOs and Community Workers

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Call To Action
Multi-tiered program
  1. International Institute for
    Human Rights Learning
  2. Human Rights Cities
  3. National CORPS for learning
    human rights as a way of life
For details click here


Join Us
International Consortium For Learning Human Rights As A Way Of Life
Integrating the learning of human rights as a way of life at all levels of society in every sector and community outreach.
For details click here


"Women and men must join in building a new political culture based on human rights through learning about the practical holistic vision of human rights. We have no other option if we are to achieve economic and social justice in equality and non-discrimination for all."
-Shulamith Koenig
Recipient of the 2003 UN Award for outstanding achievement in the field of Human Rights


An exciting, vivid introduction describing the Human Rights Cities initiative and the imperative for Human Rights Learning at the community level.


Global Initiatives:

Washington DC:
The first Human Rights City
in the USA!

[download the DC Council Resolution] PDF file
[download the invitation] PDF file



Human Rights Cities
Bringing human rights home.

Achievements as reports from the field PDF file


New! We are delighted to inform our readers that the city of Carrboro, NC, has adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a guideline for laws, policies and practices on the way to developing Carrboro as a Human Rights City. Chapel Hill, NC is on the way to doing the same. These efforts are initiated by the Human Rights Center of Chapel Hill & Carrboro
[download the resolution] PDF file


A New Global Linking & Learning Programme on Human Rights in Development

Global Appeal
for Human Rights Learning

A call for endorsement

Transforming
the Patriarchical Order
to a Human Rights Culture
through Human Rights Learning

Men and women changing the world

Millennium Development Goals as human rights learning: building the capacities of the claim holders through learning
as empowerment
PDF file [chinese] [french] [spanish]
PDHRE presentation at the high level meeting - A UN document


Articles by Shulamith Koenig:

Learn about the holistic vision of human rights:

Every woman, man, youth and child has the human right to a life in dignity. The human rights framework is a practical, effective tool to belong in community with dignity for all. Explore the 24 issues below, to learn human rights related to social and economic justice and injustice, breaking through the vicious cycle of humiliation. Discover how learning about human rights can put power in your hands to achieve social change. Learn what obligations and commitments your government has made to ensuring the realization of human rights for all, and hold your government accountable. Know your human rights, and claim them - become a mentor and a monitor! [ en franšais ] [ espa˝ol ] [ Chinese ]



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Non-official summaries of the UN human rights Covenants and Conventions


"We will accept nothing less than human rights.
We will know them and claim them,
For all women, men, youth and children,
From those who speak human rights,
But deny them to their own people."



 


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