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A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have jointly produced this film as a tool to raise awareness about the positive role that human rights education can play in fulfilling human rights.

A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education is a 28-minute movie that presents three stories illustrating the impact of human rights education respectively on school children (India), law enforcement agencies (Australia) and women victims of violence (Turkey).

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There is need to improve the quality of education

Special Rapporteur on the right to education Kishore Singh, in a report the UN Human Rights Council says there is need to have quality education that empowers the youth.

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Signmark - Rapping silently for equality

Born deaf, Signmark has defied all odds to become a successful hip-hop artist. The Finnish rapper joined hands with the United Nations to bring a message of equality and non-discrimination to New York City through his unique form of hip-hop.

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Signmark - Rapping silently for equality
The deaf Finnish rapper - singing or signing?

"Forgotten Europeans"

The UN Human Rights Office and UNICEF are advocating for the integration of people with disabilities placed in institutional care, into communities. They are isolated from society because of their disabilities. "Forgotten Europeans" is a story complimenting a UN Human Rights and UNICEF report that outlines international human rights standards in the situation of persons in institutions.

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Freedom of Expression and Opinion

Michael O'Flaherty, Vice-Chair of Human Rights Committee, discusses Freedom of Expression and Opinion.

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Persons with disabilities share the same human rights

"Please go and speak to one of us, to a person in your country with disabilities and make friends. Recognize that we are citizens like you with the same hopes, loves and dreams." Ronald Mccallum, Chairman of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, makes one request for his viewers in this video.

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