Formal teaching and practice of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in all schools.
Individuals sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
"A better world, a better future"
Recent events in the Middle East, Europe, and around the world generally have highlighted the need for significant change in the global communities approach to the issue of human rights.
The premise is that by restricting the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as created by the United Nations in 1948 to only Nations and not the individuals with in those nations diminished the potential effectiveness of the mutual respect that believing in and adhering to these rights generates between peoples.
Learning and practicing as a matter of education priority
It is proposed that all primary schools provide appropriate studies and practices in these human rights, therefore mutual respect, as a matter of education priority.
Practice makes perfect!
In studying and practicing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, children will then enter high school with a strong understanding and participation in protecting each others fundamental rights. They may even gain "certification" in Human rights and allow them greater understanding of anti-discrimination laws and a basic understanding of notions of fairness, justice and equality under local and international law.
If you agree then please sign this petition and if public support is strong enough the idea will be forwarded on to Amnesty International and the United Nations.
*For details about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights visit the United nations web space or search using "universal declaration of human rights"
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