What you will learn in week 1

In this week you will explore the concept of human dignity and how human rights relate to your day to day activities. You will discover why the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is considered to be a milestone for humanity, and get the skills to defend the human rights values that form the basis for freedom, justice and equality.

After completing this part of the course you will be able to:

  • 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

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Defending Dignity: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Amnesty International