Growing a Better Future Through Human Rights Education

Paula Gerber

“For too long our politicians have focused only on short-term goals and objectives; never thinking much beyond the next election. It is time that we all start thinking about our long-term future; in 100 years, what sort of society would we like our grandchildren to be part of? If the answer is, a society where human rights are universally respected; people have access to education and healthcare; are not tortured or arbitrarily detained; those fleeing wars and conflicts are treated with dignity; and racism and discrimination exist only in history books, then it is time to start educating our young about human rights …”