International Women’s Day Event Promotes Human Rights

An International Women's Day workshop on women's rights at Fitzroy House in London was conducted March 7 by Youth for Human Rights International President Mary Shuttleworth. The program brought together representatives of the city's Iranian, Turkish and Kurdish communities, directors of local charities, educators, the coordinator of Youth for Human Rights South Asia and Youth for Human Rights members from across the UK.Tremendous strides have been made in women's rights over the last c … [Read more...]

Freewinds Teams Up With Youth for Human Rights and UNESCO for Human Rights Education Read more:

A joint project of UNESCO and Youth for Human Rights International with the help of Scientology Motor Vessel Freewinds, provides human rights education training to St. Kitts and Nevis teachers, correctional officers and religious leaders. (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 St. Kitts and Nevis educators participated in a program March 4-5 that launched a joint UNESCO and Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) project to implement human rights education throughout St. Kitts and Nevis. The project was t … [Read more...]

Human Rights Education

Do you believe education can make a difference when it comes to human rights? Here is a beautiful story of an African minister who does believe it can, and is working to make it happen. … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology wins ECHR spat against Russia

MOSCOW, October 2 (RAPSI) - European Court for Human Rights has ruled in favor of unregistered Church of Scientology, over the refusal of St. Petersburg authorities to officially recognize it as a legal entity, says the court ruling made public on Thursday.The ECHR upon reviewing the application, ruled in favor of Scientologists, awarding them 7,500 EUR as moral damages compensation.>> … [Read more...]

The Right to Play?

Yes.  According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. … [Read more...]

Right to Seek a Safe Place to Live

On World Refugee Day, this video on Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 14--the right to seek a place to live.Human rights education, to create a more human and better world.  … [Read more...]

World Day for Cultural Diversity

Mary 21 is World Day for Cultural Diversity.In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversityand in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.In honor of this day, Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO wrote:"Our cultural diversity is a stimulator of creativity. Investing in this creativity can transform societies. It is our responsibility to develop … [Read more...]

Scientology Community Activities

Possessed of technology, techniques and practical solutions and a desire to help, Scientologists around the world are involved in programs to improve society.Among the  humanitarian and community outreach programs Churches of Scientology sponsor are a global network of literacy and learning centers; worldwide drug education, prevention and rehabilitation; equally far-ranging human rights initiatives; and the Scientology Volunteer Minister program  to help when help is needed fast, as in t … [Read more...]