Partial List of Human Rights Advocates and Defenders
The following are examples of individuals who have demonstrated courage and commitment to spur the positive change to make it possible for all people to experience the equality, justice and dignity called for by the UDHR. The last page provides room to add more people to the list as part of inspiring students to consider their own actions to further the principles of the UDHR.
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Listed in alphabetical order by last name
Prepared by Sandy Sohcot, Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program © with content credit to Andrea McEvoy Spero as of 2023.
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