Program Code: GVOL0757U
15 June 2020
10 June 2020
GVI Program Abroad
Passionate about achieving access to justice for those who have experienced domestic violence? Determined to reduce abuse against vulnerable groups like children, refugees and women?
Complete the Introduction to Human Rights online course to kickstart your career in this diverse and fascinating field, and help tackle these global issues. This online course, which is offered in partnership with the University of Richmond and UNC Charlotte, incorporates key concepts, tools and terminology that are used to analyze the achievements and failures of justice systems. Throughout, you’ll study the skills that are needed to implement successful human rights initiatives.
The curriculum of this introduction to human rights course has been shaped through two decades of GVI’s experience in running community development and women’s rights initiatives on bases around the world. You will also learn about the history of human rights and the milestone, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as well as other key human rights treaties. As such, you will come away with a solid foundation of understanding surrounding key human rights issues, project funding, and managing social justice initiatives.
Skills you’ll acquire
After completing this course you’ll be able to:
- explain various human rights theories commonly used to shape on-the-ground projects
- analyse the reasoning behind different definitions of a “human right”
- identify common pitfalls in many human rights initiatives
- recall a range of real-world examples detailing human rights issues
- summarise key issues for human rights.
Is this course for you?
This course is for anyone who is looking to start a career that makes a meaningful impact on the world. Whether you are 16 years old, a career starter or a mid-level professional, the course will help you pursue a vocation that focuses on reducing inequality and promoting a high quality of life for all people.