Our campaigns

I stand with her

On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022, we recognize the contributions of women and girl human rights defenders, of diverse backgrounds and identities, who are leading collective efforts for gender equality and environmental, climate and social justice.

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Join us to tell a new story about migration, one of hope and shared values. Together we can bring about change and stand up for migrants’ human rights.

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Human Rights Day 2021

Every year on 10 December, the world celebrates Human Rights Day, the very day when, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Anti-racism day 2021

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21 March) we celebrate the young human rights defenders who, through their global engagement for equality and inclusion, build solidarity, lead change and stand up against racism.

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Respect for human rights is fundamental to the success of the public health response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us and put human rights and community at the heart of the response.

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The World is in Our Hands

We are all born free and equal in dignity and rights. To increase global awareness of the first two articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Office teamed up with the Krim Group and renowned photographer Justin Wu to relaunch the “World is in Our Hands” initiative in support of OHCHR’s #StandUp4HumanRights campaign.

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People with albinism are a unique group whose human rights issues have generally gone unnoticed for centuries. The result is deeply engraved stigma, discrimination and violence against them across various countries.

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Free & Equal

Free & Equal

Human rights are for everyone, no matter who you are or whom you love. Stand up for the equal rights & fair treatment of LGBTI people everywhere.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights @70

On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we shine a light on the many ways in which universal human rights contribute to the daily lives of people everywhere.

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  • I will respect your rights regardless of who you are. I will uphold your rights even when I disagree with you
  • When anyone’s human rights are denied, everyone's rights are undermined, so I will stand up
  • I will raise my voice. I will take action. I will use my rights to stand up for your rights.

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We can all be Human Rights Champions

Tweet, Instagram or YouTube your action using the hashtag #Standup4humanrights.

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