A site dedicated to Human Rights Learning for social and economic transformation.
Last updated: April 19th, 2011
Every HUMAN has RIGHTS - all must know and own human rights
- the banks of the river in which life can flow freely.
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 ]
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."
For more information, please contact PDHRE, a non profit 501(c)3 organization:
The People's Movement for Human Rights Learning
/ NY Office
526 West 111th St. Suite 4E
New York, NY 10025, USA
Tel: 1-212-749-3156 * Fax 1-212-666-6325