To coincide with the birthday of Emmeline Pankhurst, the founder of the Suffragette movement for women’s equal rights, RightsInfo takes a look back at this historic woman’s life work and achievements.
‘Disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind’
It’s a landmark document that forms the basis of the International Bill of Rights
Unfortunately, there’s no human right to cake. But cake and human rights do have more in common than you would expect. Here are just five examples.
British people have always valued their human rights, as well as sharing them with the rest of the world.
67 years ago the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was signed by the United Kingdom and ten other countries. The ECHR is an international treaty which the United Kingdom … Continued
October 11 marks the anniversary of the birth of one of the most important women in our shared international history. The pioneering First Lady was an incredible force for human … Continued
From Plato to Thomas Paine, philosophers have made a major impact on human rights.
You may not have heard of Hersch Lauterpacht before, but if – like us – you value the idea of universal human rights, then his legacy is really worth learning about. Fiercely committed … Continued
Understanding human rights can be a bit of a nightmare. In fact, ‘what are human rights’ is one of the most commonly Googled questions about our rights.