Human rights education

Human rights education

This report gives a brief and excellent overview of human rights education.

“In recent years, it has become common practice within post-conflict countries to introduce peace education or human rights courses into the school curricula.
“After the violent 2007 elections in Kenya, for instance, a peace education course was introduced into the secondary school curriculum. This course aimed to mitigate ethnic tensions and increase inter-group tolerance among pupils.”

By Line Kuppens and Arnim Langer

Read whole article here: http://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/success-post-conflict-peace-studies-rests-teaching-teachers