25 Aug Myanmar, Yangon: Human rights training program launched for high-school students
A human rights training program has been launched for thousands of high-school students in public schools within the Bago Region.
“A human rights training program has launched for thousands of high-school students in 73 public schools in Bago Region, according to U Aunt Myo Kyaw of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP).
“The human rights introduction program is starting in the schools of our town under an agreement of the government and the education ministry in Pyay,” said Daw Mar Mar Zin, Bago’s Pyay Township Education Officer.
“AAPP’s two-hour curriculum introduces the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child with cartoons, videos, talks and insights from human rights educators and activists.”
By Thu Thu Aung