Explore how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights relates to your daily life
Explain the significance of the UDHR to promoting human dignity
Justify the importance of upholding the key principles of human rights
Classify different types of discrimination
Assess inequality in your community
Contribute to the promotion of equality and non-discrimination
Identify the impact of people standing up for human rights
Engage in taking action for a more inclusive and participatory society
Describe how the UDHR influenced the development of human rights law and standards
On 10 December 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a revolutionary new document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). What made the Declaration revolutionary was that the UN member states acknowledged that all human beings all over the world were born with the same, indivisible human rights, and all nations and all people had a right and a duty to stand up for the rights of everybody else.
On this course you will get an introduction to the UDHR, and discover ways you can take action to defend and claim your rights, and the rights of others.
Dignity and Human Rights
Promoting Equality and Non-Discrimination in your community
Shaping a Society based on Human Rights principles
This course is for everyone who wants to know, claim and defend their human rights and the rights of others. You don’t need any previous knowledge of human rights.