Human Rights Lessons from UConn

Here are a series of lessons that are available from clicking the link with the lesson below.  You can also obtain them from

Since teaching HRE can sometimes be seen as controversial, teachers may find the following reading materials to be useful:

Human Rights 101 offers an overview of human rights intended for a one-day or two-day reading and discussion for any interested class. It may be downloaded and distributed without cost to faculty or students.

Facing State Violence: Truth, Justice, and HealingReader compiled in conjunction with an interdisciplinary conference held at Pacific School of Religion on November 17, 2007.

Radical Teacher 103 (2015): Volume on the “Radical Teaching about Human Rights” with theoretical and practical insights into the teaching of different human rights issues and documents.