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.

News

Human Rights Lens

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

Innovative Approaches in Human Rights Education

Educating young people about human rights can be practical, entertaining and inspiring. Various methods and innovative practices were demonstrated by […]

Museum practices in human rights education

This seminar brought together representatives of regional museums and libraries in Blagoevgrad, Gotse Delchev, Montana and Varshets, as well as […]

Good practices

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

Resources

The new planet

“The New Planet” is an interactive exercise in which young people work in cooperation and take responsibility for the result […]

Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance unites governments and experts to strengthen, advance and promote Holocaust education, research and remembrance and […]

Young People about Human Rights

This study seeks information about young people’s perception of human rights. It looks into their abilities to analyze problematic situations […]

Child Participation

Това ръководство за обучение на деца и младежи е създадено в помощ на практикуващите специалисти, работещи с детски съвети и […]