The Universal Rights Academy

Discover the timeless principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and
be inspired by the vision of universal rights for everyone, everywhere.

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The Universal Rights Academy

Discover the timeless principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and be inspired by the vision of universal rights for everyone, everywhere.

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Start Learning

The Universal Rights Academy

Discover the timeless principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and be inspired by the vision of universal rights for everyone, everywhere.

Start Learning

Academy Courses

Explore free short video courses that present the most critical human rights issues of our time in an engaging and understandable format. Meet the heroes and champions of universal rights through their stories and portrayals in popular culture. Understand and be inspired by the power of universal rights as a foundation for advancing freedom and human dignity in the Digital Age.

Introduction to Universal Rights

The term Universal Rights originates in the most widely known statement of human rights in history, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These rights apply to everyone, everywhere, and their denial violates our shared human dignity.

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Genocide

Many have promised that the Holocaust would not happen again, but history continues to repeat itself with respect to this ultimate assault on human dignity.

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Political Oppression

In our world, over 3 billion people live under authoritarian regimes. If we do not harness the power of digital media for the cause of freedom, the Digital Age could become an era of oppression on a scale never before seen.

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Equality for Women

Women around the globe continue to face violence, oppression and the denial of their fundamental rights. Discover how a few courageous voices can make a profound impact and affect lasting change.

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Human Trafficking

Virtually every nation in the world today has laws banning slavery. So why is human trafficking is still widespread? In this course, we examine the dimensions of this estimated $99 billion industry.

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Freedom of Conscience

Ever wonder why some highly developed and wealthy societies can seem so strangely uncivilized? One root of the answer lies in their hostility to freedom of conscience.

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