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Amnesty International produces a topical and diverse selection of teaching resources, offering useful activities to explore often complex and controversial Human Rights issues with students and young people across the age and subject ranges. Teachrights, their twice termly e-newsletter, keeps teachers up to date with what is new in the world of Human Rights Education. Since 2007, over 1500 teachers have attended their regular teacher training events.

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Human rights in China
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Common Core
A human rights education resource focusing on human rights in China. For use with young people aged 11–14 across a range of subject areas. Aligned to...
A Birthday for Ben by Kate Gaynor
This beautifully illustrated book introduces deafness to young children. The story explores some of the difficulties a child who is deaf may face,...
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham
A beautifully illustrated book for the primary classroom. Bob Graham’s story talks about caring for others with respect, patience and understanding...
Young Human Rights Reporter Award
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
What are human rights and how can young people defend and promote human rights through writing? This lesson is designed to help students answer these...
Human rights education: Child Soldiers
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Common Core
A human rights education resource on child soldiers, based on a talk by a former child soldier, Ishmael Beah. For use with young people aged 11-14...
Human rights education: Refugees
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Common Core
A human rights education resource focusing on refugees and asylum. For use with young people aged 11-16 across a range of subject areas. Aligned to...
Chalkline by Jane Mitchell
Soldiers of the Kashmir Freedom Fighters are in search of new recruits at nine-year-old Rafiq’s school in rural Kashmir. They scrawl a line in chalk...
Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Fisher Staples
A powerful story about a young girl’s struggle within the constraints of her nomadic society. Shabanu lives with her camel-herding family in Pakistan...
Dream Land by Lily Hyde
This is a compelling story about the Crimean Tatars’ struggle to reclaim the land from which they were exiled in World War II. All her life, Safi’s...
Revolution is Not a Dinner Party - YC Compestine
A powerful story of a girl who comes of age during China’s Cultural Revolution (1966-1969). Nine-year-old Ling leads a happy life with her parents,...