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Education unlocks the doors to all other rights

Education unlocks the doors to all other rights

The outgoing UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay urges a broader approach to the right to education to address the ongoing imbalance of power between men and women in both the public and private spheres.
Learning to live in peace in Kyrgyzstan

Learning to live in peace in Kyrgyzstan

Following an intense ethnic conflict in Kyrgyzstan in 2010, today students at Osh State University start thinking critically about ethnicity through a course initiated by the UN Human Rights Regional Office in Central Asia.
“A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education”

“A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education”

A documentary film on the positive impact of human rights education in people’s lives is launched by the UN Human Rights Office together with two civil society organizations.
Girls have a right to know

Girls have a right to know

The international community is urged to redouble its resolve to strengthen equality in education and ensure equal access to school for both boys and girls.