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Name Human Rights – a tool for change
Type Distance education
Level school
Objectives This course aims to provide you with a better understanding of the human rights system and empowers you to promote human rights. The course invites you to discover human rights as a tool for change and how to turn yourself into an agent of change. This is an introductory course.

Duration: 15 hours, self-paced (you decide your own schedule)

After the course you will be able to:

- Explain the concept of human rights
- Identify and analyse the rights that are of most concern to you
- Understand and describe complex human rights issues, moving beyond “black-and-white”-answers
- Analyse your surroundings and daily issues through a “human rights lens”
- Identify what you can and want to do to contribute to the promotion of human rights – in your local community and on a global level
- Take action to protect, promote and claim human rights – for yourself and for others – based on an understanding of human right concepts and protection mechanisms
Area of expertise human rights
Content 5 modules
Language English
Methodology used Duration: 15h, self-paced (you decide your own schedule)
Materials links
Degree/Certificate Certificate of completion (free)
Application procedure Apply online : https://academy.amnesty.org/learn/course/external/view/elearning/24/human-rights-a-tool-for-change
Tuition/Accommodation Free
Homepage academy.amnesty.org/learn/course/external/view/elearning/24/human-rights-a-tool-for-change

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