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Definition: Human rights are moral rights and freedoms that belong to everyone simply by reason of being human. They include the right to life, liberty and a decent human experience as well as all of the political, social, and economic rights necessary for people to live dignified lives. In Canada these rights are protected both by specific laws (for example, anti-discrimination laws) and by our constitution.

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WITNESS trains and supports activists and citizens around the world to use video safely, ethically, and effectively to expose human rights abuse and fight for human rights change. Projects include Critical response, Technology advocacy, Video as evidence, Video archiving and Training. Their Human Rights Channel project provides access to citizen video verification and curation resources.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Communications and media, Human rights, International law

Developed by The World Bank, Youthink! is a blog for sharing stories and ideas on how young people are shaping the fight against poverty and the future of global development. Topics include education, environment, conflict, health, gender, and globalization. There is also a section for teacher’s resources.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Classroom materials, Health issues, Human rights, Poverty

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