Human rights are important to me because they are about fairness, dignity and justice-the values I hold dear. They apply to everyone regardless of their religion, race, gender or sexuality. Yet, often we only learn to truly value human rights once we risk losing them.
The speed at which Trump, as president of the USA, is now attacking human rights has further convinced me that rights have to be monitored, maintained and developed at all times. We can never relax or turn away as they will disapppear quick as a flash. And this work is...
Human Rights are a basic building block of our democracy. They provide us with a set of shared values and help to create a cohesive society. They are realised at a local level, and so it is important that we treasure them and celebrate them in the city we live.
Human rights represent the core of our humanity; they remind us of the way we should treat others and how we should expect others to treat us. We stop striving to act in accordance with them at our peril but never doubt that there are some forces in our societies that would like...
Because through recent political events I think it’s important to show our solidarity as a community and to make everyone feel safe and happy. Also human rights are so vital that if we educate our community we can help the whole world.
I think all people, young, old and everyone in between should have the right to be valued, respected, happy and safe. People should have access to health care, education and support (in the right way) no matter who they are or where they come from. I have been fortunate enough to...
Human rights are important to me as I belive they will help people have a better and fuller life. Which not Every one has right now but desvers.
Human Rights are important to me because they capture the fundamental rights and freedoms that human beings, in all their diversity, share. In becoming the UK’s first Human Rights City, York would demonstrate its commitment to human rights as values and legal rights and...