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.

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