Human Rights Education in COVID-19 times

 The Covid-19 pandemic is having a negative impact on the human rights of many people, especially vulnerable groups. Social rights are particularly hit, starting with the right to health then including the right to employment and education. The situation of some vulnerable groups is particularly grave.

Knowing one’s rights is a necessary step to protecting them and to respecting the rights of others.

The Council of Europe has developed a series of educational resources which are of great value for self-learning, for discussing with others and to enjoy learning about human rights.

 Here are a selection of the most popular ones. We encourage you to use them and also to adapt them to online communication.

To keep in mind:

Human rights Education is learning about human rights, learning through Human rights and learning for Human Rights.

 Read more in Compass, chapter 1.

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