World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

December 10, 2020

International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day

Since the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, there have been other declarations, conventions and treaties on specific human rights, including the Canadian Charter on Rights & Freedoms (e.g. right of non-discrimination ; women’s human rights; rights of the child; rights of persons with disabilities; rights of migrant workers; rights of indigenous peoples; right to organise and collective bargaining convention; rights of refugees; convention against torture; right not to be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile etc).

Youth in the WCCI community in various countries and regions were invited to give a 1 minute video recording of a statement that expresses their understanding, concern and commitment to the promotion of human rights.

The following videos were submitted by youth from India, USA and Nigeria, The USA youth are students enrolled in an undergraduate class of Professor Sr., Martha Kirk in the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.

Angela Valdez

Ifebuche Offorma

Anthonia Gbemudu

Chioma Offorma

Drishti Dr RC Jain Innovative Public School (2)

Drishti Dr RC Jain Innovative Public School (2)

Lauren Chavez

Kumar Kamiya

Hector Olivares

Kimberly Ayala

Evan Rey Santos

Victoria Velasquez

Joseph Banales

Nicholas Tran

Anmol Kaur Dhaliwal

Bryanna Ruiz

Leanna Herrera