Human rights education is not just something to be learned at school. It includes what we experience at home, in our communities, and with friends and peers.
Navi Pillay, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Gaining knowledge and understanding of human rights standards, principles and values, and learning about the systems and mechanisms available to protect human rights.
Learning and teaching in a way that respects the rights of both educators and learners.
Empowering individuals to enjoy and exercise their rights and to respect and uphold the rights of others.
UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training