Certain fundamental rights—such as the rights to safety, freedom of movement, and freedom of expression—are human rights to which everyone is entitled. In this book, explore current conflicts involving human rights around the world. Then, decide where YOU stand on this important issue.
The Shaping the Debate series is designed to help readers in grades 5-9 understand social issues from multiple viewpoints and to articulate their own opinions. Each book in this series explains the title issue and how it affects people and policy; introduces people and movements involved in bringing awareness to the issue; highlights applicable major U.S. laws, judicial decisions, and progressive to moderate to conservative viewpoints; and touches on global implications of activism, awareness, and policy change