Human Rights Education

Human rights lie at the core of each training course, and this training program human rights education brings together a diverse array of subjects relevant to human rights and their integration into diplomacy, international and multilateral relations. Through this free online course, you will explore 

What are human rights?

How can people use and defend human rights if they have never learned about them? 

Throughout history, every society has developed systems to ensure social cohesion by codifying the rights and responsibilities of its citizens. It was finally in 1948 that the international community came together to agree on a code of rights that would be binding on all states; this was the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Since 1948 other human rights documents have been agreed upon, including for instance the European Convention on Human Rights in 1950 and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1990.

Right to Education

The right to education is a fundamental human right. Every individual, irrespective of race, gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion or political preference, age or disability, is entitled to free elementary education.

This right has been universally recognized since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and has since been enshrined in various international conventions, national constitutions, and development plans.

Thinking About Human Rights: Concepts of Human Rights, Underlying principles of Human Rights, Human Rights Culture, Historical Background of Human Rights

Gender-Based Discrimination and Violence: Introduction and definition, Various types of gender discrimination

Overview of Women's Rights in Pakistan: Violence against women: ground realities and the response of the civil society, media, and state institution

Faith-based Discrimination and Violence in Pakistan: Contributing factors, Effects of discrimination and violence on the basis of faith, Ways to end faith-based discrimination and violence, Roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders

Democracy and its Principles: Concepts of Democracy and its evolution, Principle of Democracy, Democratic Culture, Misconceptions about Democracy and how to deal with these misconceptions

Structure of Federal State: Main Organs of the Federal state, Roles, and Responsibilities of the different state institutions in federal Systems

Advocacy and Lobbying on Human Rights: Introduction, Tools, How to design successful Advocacy Campaigns on Human Rights

Religious Extremism in Pakistan: Historical overview, Contributing factors, Effects on national, regional and global peace, Response of the state, civil society and media in curbing Religious Extremism

Ideal For: The training course is designed for those who have an interest in Human Rights, the United Nations, and its regulatory bodies. This training will provide you with useful and valuable knowledge whether you are a student, graduate, human rights activist, lawyer, professor, judge, diplomat, journalist, etc

Learning Methodology: Presentation, Role Plays, Application Activities, Brainstorming, Skill-Building Exercises

After Taking the Course, you will be able to:

  • Explain what human rights are and present the underlying principles. Identify ways to defend, protect, and promote human rights.
  • Describe the main components of the international human rights system and identify some human rights instruments.
  • Analyze some current issues using a human rights lens. Take action for human rights.


  • After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy or in PDF format at 
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-7 working days.

Group Sze for this Course: Minimum: 50 Participants, Maximum: 75 Participants

Course Duration: The duration of the training program is 1 Day (10:00 am - 4:00 pm).


Human Rights Education Course Trainer 1

Maira Saif

Human Rights Education Course Trainer 2

Muhammad Fahad Ali