Human rights education

Human Rights Education

Human rights education

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Human rights education is the teaching of the history, theory, and law of human rights in schools and educational institutions, as well as outreach to the general public.

Human rights education and the United Nations

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed it as central to the achievement of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR):



Article 26.2 of the UDHR states the role of educators in achieving the social order called for by the declaration:



Article 29 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child requires states to ensure that children are enabled to develop a respect for their own cultural identity, language and values and for the culture, language and values of others.

The importance of human rights was reaffirmed by the United Nations in the 1993 Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action:





As a result of the Vienna Declaration the decade from 1995 to 2004 was declared the UN Decade of Human Rights Education.

UNESCO has a responsibility to promote human rights education, and was a key organiser of the UN's Decade for Human Rights Education

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