Amnesty International (Author) Amnesty International is a global movement of more than ten million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. Amnesty's vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. It is independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion and is funded mainly by its membership and public donations. Angelina Jolie (Author) Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actor, filmmaker and Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR. She focuses on major crises resulting in mass population displacements and undertakes diplomatic advocacy on behalf of the High Commissioner. She is co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative, a campaign to end impunity for the use of rape as a weapon of war, a Visiting Professor in Practice at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Contributing Editor at TIME magazine. Geraldine Van Bueren (Author) Professor Emerita Geraldine Van Bueren QC is one of the original drafters of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international laws protecting children's rights, representing Amnesty International. She has represented the United Nations and the Commonwealth Secretariat in protecting children's rights, as well as advising governments and civil society around the globe.
We can stand up for our rights once we understand them. This book is a guide for every child and young person who believes in liberty, equality and a better world for all -- Malala Yousafzai Children are the future. This is the perfect book for young people who care about the world and want to make a difference -- Greta Thunberg At once informative and practical, Know Your Rights is a dazzling, potent toolkit for justice and change * LoveReading *