Human Rights are the rights and freedoms to which every human being is entitled, regardless of who they are or where they live.
They were defined by the United Nations in 1948, in a bid prevent a recurrence of the tyranny and atrocities committed by the Nazi's during World War Two.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights sets out 30 fundamental human rights that are the entitlement of every person in the world.
The beginning of Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states:
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
This is why the Peter Tatchell Foundation exists. We campaign to ensure that the human rights of people in Britain - and all other countries - are respected and protected.
Sadly, over 60 years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was first signed in 1948, hundreds of millions of people are still deprived of dignity and rights, including;
The Peter Tatchell Foundation campaigns for a world where every human being has human rights.
We invite you to join us.