Annals of Educational Research and Reviews

Opinion Article - (2022) Volume 10, Issue 3

An Overview of human right education and its significance
Jesse Margaret*
Department of Education, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
*Correspondence: Jesse Margaret, Department of Education, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana,

Received: 01-Sep-2022, Manuscript No. AERR-22-78011; Editor assigned: 05-Sep-2022, Pre QC No. AERR-22-78011 (PQ); Reviewed: 19-Sep-2022, QC No. AERR-22-78011; Revised: 26-Sep-2022, Manuscript No. AERR-22-78011 (R); Published: 06-Oct-2022, DOI: 10.51268/2736-1853-22.10.068

About the Study

Human Rights Education (HRE) is described as "teaching, disseminating, and information initiatives aimed at the establishment of a universal culture of human rights through the transfer of knowledge and skills and the developing of attitudes which are designed to: The development of understanding, respect, gender equality, and friendship among all nations, indigenous peoples, racial, national, ethnic, religious, and linguistic groups; The full development of the human personality and a sense of its dignity; The facilitation of all people's ability to participate effectively in a free society; The advancement of the activities of the United Nations for the Maintenance of Peace. Only through educated and persistent demands by people for their protection will human rights be recognized.

The advancement of human rights education encourages everyone to maintain their own rights as well as the rights of others. It enhances an awareness of how important it is for everyone to work together to make human rights a reality in every community. Giving people the knowledge, skills, and values, they need to recognize, assert, and describe their rights is the main goal of human rights education. Human rights education has been described by different human rights groups and advocates. Education, training, and information aimed at developing a global human rights culture.

A complete human rights education not only provides knowledge about human rights and the techniques that protect humans, but also the knowledge and experience required to enhance, protect, and implement human rights in regular activities. The attitudes and behaviors necessary to maintain human rights for all members of society are stimulated by human rights education. Human rights education can help readers and others to develop the knowledge and attitudes necessary to advance equality, recognize, and dignity in the neighborhood, society, and the entire world.

Human rights education is an essential part of the long-term education and awareness of human rights violations and an important investment in the effort to achieve the society in which all human rights of people are recognized and respected. Among other things, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights monitors the educational organizations and communicates initiatives in the area of human rights.

Significance of human rights education

The importance of human rights education cannot be affected. The most popular implications for the significance of human rights education. Human rights education (HRE) is essential component in developing human rights awareness and empowerment. It is essential for developing and improving society and provides individuals to understand, assert, and describe their rights. Human rights education encourages decision-making and conflict resolution through peaceful means and it promotes inclusiveness, tolerance, and non-discrimination.

Human rights education is also providing the basis for resolving conflicts and established social advertisement. When a person's responsibility to public health and safety conflicts with the other's individual rights, the rights themselves frequently cause conflict. Human rights, as a system of values based on respect, equality, and dignity for all people, can provide a basis for evaluating and resolving this variability. Human rights education is also teaching negotiating process, mediation, and group decision making skills.

Everyone's education should include instruction on human rights. However, some groups have a greater need for human rights education than others, either because they are more susceptible to violations of human rights, or because they hold positions of authority and are responsible for maintaining human rights, or because of their capacity for influence and education. Justice administrators include members of the police, security workers, prison guards, attorneys, judges, and prosecutors. Other governmental and legislative officials include legislators, public servants that are elected or appointed, and military administrators.

Teachers, social workers, medical professionals, journalists, and media representatives are examples of other professionals. Children and youth, students of all levels of education, refugees and displaced people, poor people in communities and rural areas, people with disabilities, migrant workers, and members of minority groups, members of the business community, trade unionists, indigenous peoples, and others with a special interest in social and economic issues.

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