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Education resources on campaigning for individuals

Write for Rights - Edward Snowden Mail
Write for Rights - Edward Snowden Mail © Amnesty International

Inspire students to take action to help stop human rights abuses across the globe.

Writing in Impossible Circumstances

Two downloadable lessons for students aged 11+ produced by Amnesty, and the Anne Frank Trust.

The Power of the Pen (Primary)
The Power of the Pen (Secondary)

How to take action for people at risk by writing letters. Develop literacy skills, persuasive action and self-expression.

Junior Urgent Action

The Junior Urgent Action is designed for students aged 7-11 to learn about and take action for people whose human rights are being abused (changes termly). Creative activities are included to help discuss the issues raised.

Online Learning

Human Rights Defenders – A Short Guide

This course will equip you to talk to your family and friends about human rights defenders, and the issues faced by them.

An Introduction to Human Rights Defenders

Write for Rights – A Short Guide

This course will equip and inspire you to participate in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights (W4R) to make a difference to the lives of human rights defenders (HRDs).

Further resources

Human Rights Education Resources for Write for Rights 2021