Human Rights

Based on the principle of individual respect, Human rights fundamentally assumes each person is a moral being who deserves to be treated with dignity.

Why Care?

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.

- Nelson Mandela

By the numbers

  • More than 300,000

    children under the age of 18 are being exploited as child soldiers in armed conflicts worldwide.

  • 700

    Palestinian children aged 12-17 were arrested and subjected to solitary confinement, threats of death and sexual assault by Israeli military and police in the occupied West Bank in 2013.

Why Care?

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.

- Nelson Mandela

By the numbers

  • More than 300,000

    children under the age of 18 are being exploited as child soldiers in armed conflicts worldwide.

  • 700

    Palestinian children aged 12-17 were arrested and subjected to solitary confinement, threats of death and sexual assault by Israeli military and police in the occupied West Bank in 2013.

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