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Human Rights

List of contents for the Main Subject Group of Human Rights
(Including advanced subjects and materials)

Direct access to the individual sections and pages is achieved by clicking on the respective links. You will find an illustrated overview of the Human Rights subjects on the overview page.

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Illustrated overview of the Human Rights subject

Chronology on the subject of human rights

Link list on the subject of human rights

Teachers' section: Teaching human rights in schools

Tips: Ideas and stimuli for lessons on the subject of human rights

Basic course 1 (What does human rights mean?)

Basic course 2 (How have human rights developed?)

Materials for basic course 2 (illustrations and documents)

Illustration 1: Three stages in the development of human rights

Illustration 2: The history of human rights

Document 1: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Document 2: The Virginia Bill of Rights

Document 3: The American Declaration of Independence

Document 4: The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen (French Revolution)

Document 5: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Document 6: International Covenant on economic, social and cultural rights

Document 7: African (Banjul) Charter on Human and People's Rights

Document 8: The Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights

Document 9: The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

Document 10: Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

Advanced subject for basic course 2: World ethics

Document 1: Declaration of a World Ethic

Document 2: Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities

Press article: Tony Blair visits the Global Ethnic Foundation

Advanced subject for basic course 2: Human dignity

Materials

Advanced subject for basic course 2: Human responsibilities

Document: Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities

Advanced subject for basic course 2: Natural law

Natural law illustration

Basic course 3 (which human rights exist?)

Illustration

Advanced subject for basic course 3: Children's rights

Illustration

Links to the advanced subject of children's rights

The children's relief organization UNICEF

Reports and press articles on the advanced subject of children's rights

Documents on the advanced subject of children's rights

Document 1: The principles of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child

Document 2: Convention on the Rights of the Child (German)

Document 3: Convention on the Rights of the Child

Document 4: UNICEF Summary of the Convention

Advanced subject for basic course 3: Women's rights

What? - What are women's rights

The Position of Women in UN Human Rights Documents
Document: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Why? - Examples of Women's Rights Violations

Female Circumcision (Genital Mutilation, FGM)
Honour Killings
Violence in the Family
Trafficking in Girls and Women
Violence in Connection with the Dowry
Traditional Son Preference
Rape

How? - How Have Women's Rights Developed?

History of the Women's Movement

"First Women's Movement" (1848-1914)
The "New" Women's Movement (from circa 1969)
Today's Activists and the Tasks of the Women's Movement

Documents on the Topic of Women's Rights

Portraits of Prominent Women

Clara Zetkin
Women in Black
Khalida Messaoudi
Olympe de Gouges

Origins - Attempts to explain the subordination of women in occidental culture

The Patriarchy

Links to women's rights

Basic course 4 (who is responsible for the monitoring of human rights?)

Basic course 5 (Human rights violations)

Materials for basic course 5: Amnesty, Rwanda, El Salvador, Guatemala

Advanced subject for basic course 5: Apartheid in South Africa

Emergence and development of apartheid (documents etc.)

Features of the apartheid regime (homelands, political suppression etc.)

Resistance and defeat of apartheid (Mandela)

Chronology on apartheid

Link collection on apartheid


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