UDHR 60: What image opened your eyes to human rights?

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Issues: Discrimination, Justice, Violence

For 16 years, WITNESS has harnessed the power of video to advance human rights. In honor of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10th, we've put together a short video with different WITNESS staff talking about images that opened their eyes to human rights abuses around the world.  Now we'd like to hear from you:

What image opened your eyes to human rights?

Join some of our friends and partners that have used video to create change by sharing what image had the greatest impression on you. Was it an image or video that gave you hope, or did it show you how much further we needed to go and inspire you to take action?

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1) Respond with video here on the Hub

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2) Respond with text

If you cannot respond with video, join the conversation by leaving a comment on the Hub blog now.  

3) Respond with video on YouTube

If you have an account on YouTube, upload your video as a response to our video. By uploading a video response, all of the UDHR 60 videos will be viewable in the same place and help attract more people to the conversation. Make sure to tag your video "UDHR60."  You can also post a comment or rate or video on YouTube.

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Though we cannot ensure translation for every submission, we strongly encourage you to share your stories in the language(s) of your choice. If you could help translate, join our volunteer team!

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WITNESS uses video and online technologies to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. Over the past 16 years, WITNESS has worked with thousands of human rights defenders and hundreds of groups in over 70 countries to empower people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change. Learn more about our work and see how we've helped to advance human rights here.