Essay Competition Theme:
What Are Human Rights?

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Read the booklet What Are Human Rights?
    (You can download a copy of the booklet from our website or order it from our online store.)
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  2. Essay Theme: What are human rights?
  3. The essay can be handwritten or typed (single spaced).
  4. The essay should be approximately one page long.
  5. Send this information:
    Name:
    Age (18 and under):
    Country:
    Parent/Guardian name:
    Parent/Guardian signature:
    Parent/Guardian email address for notification:
  6. Submit your essay with a letter giving “permission to publish” (if you are under 18 this letter must be from your parent) by email to info@youthforhumanrights.org with the words “ESSAY COMPETITION” in the subject line.
  7. Your essay can also be mailed directly to YHRI. Click for address to mail >>

Deadline: December 1st 
Notification: December 10th, Human Rights Day

All essays will be considered for the YHRI website. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of submissions only a selection of essays, or excerpts from those received, will be placed on our international website!