Education Is A Human Right

Education Is A Human Right
The world celebrates the 4th International Day of Education today, reminding us that education is essential both for lifting people out of poverty and for unlocking each person’s full potential.

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Youth for Human Rights International Awards Outstanding Human Rights Activists, Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Youth for Human Rights International Awards Outstanding Human Rights Activists, Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Twenty years of promoting human rights education to ensure the rights enshrined in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights become a reality for all.

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Standing Up for the Rights Everyone Has Simply Because They Are Human

Standing Up for the Rights Everyone Has Simply Because They Are Human
In towns and cities across the globe, young members celebrated the 20th anniversary of Youth for Human Rights International and promoted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Human Rights Day.

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Youth for Human Rights International Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Youth for Human Rights International Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Youth for Human Rights International celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year: 20 years of providing human rights educational resources and activities that educate.

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Meet the Women Who Shaped the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Meet the Women Who Shaped the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
While Eleanor Roosevelt was a driving force in the creation of the UDHR, it took a team effort, including many other women, to make it into the truly universal document it is today.

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Putting The Gambia Back on the Map as a Human Rights Powerhouse

Putting The Gambia Back on the Map as a Human Rights Powerhouse
Nfamara Jawneh not only educates youth and the community in The Gambia on their human rights, but he makes those human rights a fact through implementation.

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Rock for Human Rights Brings Hope for Change to Youth across America

Rock for Human Rights Brings Hope for Change to Youth across America
After witnessing human rights violations while growing up, Wil Seabrook decided to give youth the tools to create their own brighter future.

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Remembering Mandela through Action

Remembering Mandela through Action
YHR Denmark remembers the legacy of Nelson Mandela through two events designed to inspire others through art.

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Reaching the World—16th Annual International Human Rights Summit 2019

Reaching the World—16th Annual International Human Rights Summit 2019
Youth for Human Rights International’s 16th annual Human Rights Summit held in New York draws delegations from the greatest number of countries in history.

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Individuals Recognized as Human Rights Heroes for Helping Every Sector of Society

Individuals Recognized as Human Rights Heroes for Helping Every Sector of Society
The Youth for Human Rights Hero Awards honor those who are changing the lives of others through human rights education, among them the inspiring example of Art and Culture of Italy and others spearheading social betterment and peace.

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Turning Lives around in Washington, DC’s Toughest Wards

Turning Lives around in Washington, DC’s Toughest Wards
Travis Ellis uses his own experience with crime and drugs, infused with knowledge of human rights, to help change DC’s future.

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Human Rights Shipped around the World

Human Rights Shipped around the World
Maersk took educating their employees on human rights into their own hands.

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Indian Actress Sheena Chohan Crosses Boundaries to Teach Human Rights

Indian Actress Sheena Chohan Crosses Boundaries to Teach Human Rights
Sheena Chohan is not just a pretty face. As the Ambassador for Youth for Human Rights South Asia, she is changing the lives of millions.

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Tour Travels 52,900 Miles across Nine Countries to Raise Human Rights Awareness

Tour Travels 52,900 Miles across Nine Countries to Raise Human Rights Awareness
The 16th Youth for Human Rights International Educational Tour visits nine countries to enlighten schoolchildren, build partnerships and promote universal human rights education.

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Four Conferences Unite Nations for One Purpose

Four Conferences Unite Nations for One Purpose
Youth from across the globe converged for four YHRI Regional Conferences to engage in human rights activity and collaboration.

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YHR Toronto Promotes Tolerance in Ontario

YHR Toronto Promotes Tolerance in Ontario
YHR Toronto works to eliminate racial discrimination—in an ethnically diverse area.

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16th Human Rights Summit to Be Held in June

16th Human Rights Summit to Be Held in June
Human rights advocates, officials and educators are invited to the annual Youth for Human Rights Summit June 27-29 in New York.

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A Nation Known for Peace Continues to Lead With Its Own Human Rights Campaign

A Nation Known for Peace Continues to Lead With Its Own Human Rights Campaign
Costa Rica is known as an example of peace and democracy, and ensuring this reputation never fades is a human rights educational program reaching every corner of the nation.

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YHR Nepal Holds International Gathering on Sustainable Development Goals

YHR Nepal Holds International Gathering on Sustainable Development Goals
Delegates from around the world gather in Kathmandu, Nepal, joining forces to change the world through human rights education.

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The Giant of Africa Becomes a Giant of Human Rights

The Giant of Africa Becomes a Giant of Human Rights
For Pascal Nwoga, it is all about reaching the children of Nigeria with human rights to change the future of the nation.

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Filling the Void on Human Rights

Filling the Void on Human Rights
United for Human Rights provides much-needed educational materials to teachers.

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Standing Up as a United Force for Human Rights

Standing Up as a United Force for Human Rights
Capping an exceptional year of human rights activism with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Bringing Universal Rights to the Eternal City

Bringing Universal Rights to the Eternal City
The Parliament of Italy hosted a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights organized by the Italian chapters of Youth for Human Rights International.

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Being a Gentleman is Inseparable from Human Rights

Being a Gentleman is Inseparable from Human Rights
Chris King is on a mission to help Florida youth—in danger of becoming victims of human trafficking—gain the knowledge to protect their rights and the rights of others.

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Human Rights Heroes Recognized at the United Nations

Human Rights Heroes Recognized at the United Nations
During the 15th Annual International Human Rights Summit, Youth for Human Rights International awards three stellar humanitarians for their work in changing the face of their nations.

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