United Nations Human Rights. Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations,
RightsInfo - Human Rights Information to Share. Links to Human Rights Organisations and Resources - Aust. Human Rights Commision. Amnesty International - Defending Human Rights. Defending Human Rights Worldwide. TEAR Australia: Empowering you to respond to poverty and injustice. International Federation for Human Rights. Australian Human Rights Commission. Because every child needs a childhood. AVAAZ - The World in Action. Foundation of Sustainable Development (FSD) FSD achieves community-driven goals through asset-based development and international exchange in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
FSD envisions a world where all people have the opportunity and capacity to direct economic, social, and environmental resources toward sustainable outcomes that improve lives and communities. Start With Assets, Not Problems: We take an asset-based approach to development work. We begin by listening to the priorities set by our community-based partners at our international program sites. We then identify and utilize existing assets and capacity to address those priorities. Motivate Community Ownership: We partner with leaders, organizations, and stakeholders committed to change, action, and social justice. Action Aid.