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Do you need effective manuals and other education material to support your human rights work? Are you looking for tools and tips to take action in your community? Check out our resources and learn new ways to educate about human rights!

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In this database you will find an array of resources drawn from Equitas’ extensive practice in human rights education to support your work towards social change.  

In collaboration with our partners across the world, the resources included in this database aim to strengthen leadership for advancing human rights, with regards to gender equality and in community life; to strengthen human rights movements; and to improve the practice of human rights educators to engage and influence decision makers around human rights.  

These resources are at the core of our human rights education work. They are organized by language, thematic areas and resource type. We encourage you to use these resources, adapt and improve upon through your own practice, and share them out! 

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Bridging our Diversities: Engaging Decision Makers

Engaging decision makers in human rights education can significantly contribute to the advancement of human rights. This chapter of Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education provides effective strategies engaging decision makers in and/or through human rights education.

Published in

  • English
  • Methodology, Participation and community engagement
  • Reference materials

Bridging our Diversities: Evaluation in Human Rights Education

How do we effectively measure the impact of human rights education? This chapter of Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education provides guidance for human rights educators on how to carry out effective evaluation of human rights education which will not only improve the quality of their work but also help ensure greater accountability.

Published in

  • English
  • Evaluation, Methodology, Participation and community engagement
  • Reference materials

Bridging our Diversities: Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Colonial policies and the practices of educational institutions in Canada have played a destructive role in the lives of Indigenous Peoples. This chapter of Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education explores how human rights education can positively contribute to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Published in

  • English
  • Children and youth, Indigenous Peoples and reconciliation, Methodology
  • Reference materials

Bridging our Diversities: Building Equitable and Inclusive Communities

This chapter of Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education provides effective human rights education strategies for enabling the meaningful participation of all people in their communities, regardless of their status or position, ethnicity, age, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, language or ability.

Published in

  • English
  • Children and youth, Equity diversity and inclusion, Methodology
  • Reference materials

Bridging our Diversities: Gender Equality

Learn how leading human rights educators promote gender equality through human rights education. This chapter of Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education provides concrete examples of how gender equality can be integrated into all phases of a human rights education initiative.

Published in

  • English
  • Gender equality, LGBTQ2I, Methodology
  • Reference materials

Bridging our Diversities: Addressing Global Challenges

This chapter of Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education, provides effective strategies for addressing 21st century problems including poverty, conflict, discrimination, backlash to women’s rights, scapegoating of refugees, shrinking space for human rights defenders, and the rise of populism.

Published in

  • English
  • Digital technologies, Methodology, Peace and security
  • Reference materials

Bridging our Diversities: A Compendium of Good Practices in Human Rights Education

This comprehensive publication builds on years of research and analysis conducted by Equitas in close collaboration with organisations in the Global South as a follow-up to an international conference organized in 2017 by Equitas and the OHCHR, supported by Global Affairs Canada. It addresses the following topics among others: women’s rights, indigenous rights and engaging decision-makers.

Published in

  • English
  • Equity diversity and inclusion, Evaluation, Methodology
  • Reference materials

Peace Days activity 2022 : Exclusion by numbers

This activity, taken from Equitas’ Building Inclusive Communities guide and adapted in the context of Peace Days 2022, asks children to think about situations of racism, discrimination and exclusion, to explore what it feels like to be treated unfairly, and to discuss how to adopt more inclusive behaviors. Also available in French.

Published in

  • English, French
  • Children and youth, Equity diversity and inclusion, Peace and security
  • Activities and workshops

Guidelines for ethical use of images

These guidelines establish best practices for capturing and disseminating images (photos or videos) with the most informed consent of those featured in the images with conscious thought given to all ethical considerations. Also available in French.

Published in

  • English, French
  • Digital technologies, Equity diversity and inclusion
  • Reference materials