― John F. Kennedy
“It is undeniable that every human being is entitled to living space, daily bread, and the protection of the law as a common birthright; these are fundamentals and should not be handed out as an act of charity.”
― Alfred Delp, S.J.
On this page, more information about your rights from the UN Declaration, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the Children’s Act of Ghana, the Code of Professional Conduct for Ghanaian Teachers, and information about all different types of rights: right to education, right to life, right to health, right to protection from inhuman treatment. Learn more here!
So, you’ve heard that there are laws that protect human rights, but you don’t know what that means for you? You’ve come to the right place!
There are a number of Ghanaian laws and international laws that protect the human rights of ALL people in Ghana.
But what does that mean?
Human rights are important. Basically, no matter where people come from, no matter their age, gender identity, race, religion or sexuality, they have INALIENABLE RIGHTS.
These are some of the most important human rights for YOU, as students and children from the UN Convention on Human Rights: