Young Freedom Fighters from 41 Nations Converge at 13th Annual Summit

Held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United for Human Rights’ 13th annual summit highlighted the work and passion of 72 young champions of peace.

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Celebrating Human Rights Heroes Across the Globe

As is tradition, United for Human Rights bestowed Human Rights Hero Awards at its annual International Summit, spotlighting the work of five champions educating their communities and nations on the rights every man, woman and child.

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Highlights on Summits Past

Each Summit has marked milestones in he development of YHRI and established traditions making the Summit what it is today.

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Passionate Champion of Human Rights Awarded

Abeir Liton, a Bangladeshi Muslim youth has championed the cause of human rights.

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240,000 At-Risk Youth “Flip the Script” and Learn to Champion Their Human Rights

When National Alliance of Faith and Justice President Addie Richburg gets her hands on Youth for Human Rights, a transformative partnership is born.

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Teachers from Across America Get the Tools to Teach Human Rights

Youth for Human Rights representatives at this summer’s National Education Association Expo introduced teachers to a powerful resource that celebrates the right to education and empowers teachers and students alike.

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A Miniature Tale of an Epic World Tour

Circling the globe to bring home the importance of human rights education, this year’s Youth for Human Rights World Tour made an impact in 11 countries.

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Young Human Rights Enthusiasts in Ukraine Educate Others in Their City

A determined Anna Ganzhul sets out to solve in Mykolaiv, what she believes is the source of all its problems, ignorance of human rights.

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Youth for Human Rights Pilot a Great Success in Mongolian Schools

More than 4,000 Mongolian students learn their human rights in a pilot. The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia plans to cap it all off with countrywide curriculum implementation.

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Welcome to a Second Grade Class Human Rights Paradise

With the help of one effective program, Jordan has transformed the way her students interact.

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Religious Leaders Empower Africa

Delegates from five African nations share human rights priorities and progress.

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Creating Human Rights Champions in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea

How Augustine Brian, who was abused by police in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, transformed his attackers into human rights advocates.

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Bringing Human Rights Into a Jungle of Crime

How thousands of Colombian jungle soldiers are learning the 30 articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from their peers in the habitat they know best.

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Human Rights from the Top Down in Nigeria

Raymond Onwualo is taking on the ultimate human rights challenge: the Nigerian military.

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Youth for Human Rights Spotlighted in Atlanta

Youth for Human Rights program plays an important role in Atlanta’s legacy of freedom.

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Youth for Human Rights Latin America Summit Hosted in State Capitol of Nuevo León

Youth advocates, government officials and experts come together to promote human rights education as the way to create a world of tolerance and peace.

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Bringing Human Rights to the Heart of Brazil

Teacher Raimundo Sousa starts at his home school, but intends to uplift the entire country with human rights.

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Educators Call United For Human Rights “A Teacher’s Best Friend”

Charged with preparing students to be citizens of a diverse democracy, social studies teachers rely on United for Human Rights.

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