Standing Up for Human Rights
Do you know what your rights are? Human rights are the basic rights that all people deserve. They include freedom from discrimination and freedom from slavery. They also include the freedom of opinion, the right to education, and the right to protest peacefully. Inside this book, readers will learn the history of human rights efforts around the world and more about the brave people who fight for the rights of all. The text outlines the importance of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Other topics include human rights issues in the United States and the growing wave of activism that is spreading around the world.