About us

This website provides human rights education resources. It aims to equip teachers, museum workers and youth facilitators with interactive methodology and participatory learning methods relevant to the life experience of young people. Such methods represent active, exploratory and inspiring forms of learning. Special attention is given to museums and their role in human rights education of young people. Innovative methods such as video laboratories and dialogues about rights are presented. The content is developed in 11 modules which introduce young people to the full spectrum of human rights, help them identify problems and seek solutions.

The modules provide knowledge and increase awareness of human rights principles and build young people’s competences to take the initiative to respect, protect and promote human rights for all. Values of dignity, respect, inclusion and equality are an integral part of the process of human rights education.

The website is a result of partnership between Partners Bulgaria Foundation and Human Rights Academy, Norway. The website was created with the financial support of the Active Citizens Fund in Bulgaria under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area. The sole responsibility for the content lies with its authors and under no circumstances can it be assumed that this content reflects the official opinion of the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Operator of the Active Citizens Fund in Bulgaria.


Human Rights Lens

How human rights and active citizenship education can become more engaging, stimulating and close to the real life of young […]

Dialogues about Rights: Autumn Seminars in Sofia

Dialogues about Rights seminars held in Sofia, October 21-22, 2022, have been inspiring events with students and teachers from Blagoevgrad, […]

Human Rights Lens

How can the values ​​of democracy and human rights become a way of life based on shared values ​​such as […]

Museums and Human Rights

Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was established in 1957 in cooperation with Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father. […]

Baluleka! Youth Network at District Six Museum

Baluleka! is a District Six Museum youth programme in Cape Town, South Africa. It is an umbrella and open space […]

Be an Upstander School Program

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is known with its excellence in working with children and young people. Be an […]

Opinion of young people

The state is responsible for protection of human rights and it is our government responsibility to ensure that every common citizen feels protected and empowered.

Student from Gotse Delchev

People should be informed about their rights in order to be able to defend them.

Student from Blagoevgrad

In order to protect workers rights, the state should exercise certain control over the private companies and demand that they strictly follow the labor law.

Student from Montana

Civil rights help us to keep harmony in our city; they are important for every one of us in order to develop and live in peaceful environment. The rights of education and work are important in order to improve our live and the live of others.

Student from Varshets


Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture

What kind of society will our children live in tomorrow? An important part of the answer to that question lies […]

Human Rights Lens: Photoalbum

 This photo album expresses the view of young people towards numerous issues in their community. With the eyes of human […]

Handbook on European non-discrimination law

The handbook is designed to serve as an introduction to key issues involved.  The handbook is useful for legal research […]

Dialogues about Rights Handbook

Dialogues about Rights is a Handbook for facilitators, teachers and educational experts who are engaged with education for democratic citizenship […]