Global citizenship is about being aware of the world around you and understanding how your actions affect others. It’s about respecting human rights, including freedom of speech, freedom from discrimination, and freedom from torture. It’s also about obeying rules and laws to set a good example for others.
Global citizens are people who recognize that they have an impact on the world around them. They believe in being responsible, respectful, and compassionate towards others. As a global citizen, you can make a difference by standing up for human rights wherever they’re violated.
You can also help to protect the environment and promote peace throughout the world. By becoming more aware of your actions and those of others, you will make better choices about how to live your life every day.
The first step to becoming a global citizen is learning more about human rights and why they are important for everyone on this planet. Human Rights are universal values that every person should have access to regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or any other factor that makes us different from one another.
These rights include freedom of speech and expression, freedom from discrimination, freedom from torture, equality before the law, equal protection under the law without discrimination based on sex, race, and nationality.
The rights also include the right to life and freedom from slavery, the right not to be held as forced labor, liberty and security of person, and freedom from arbitrary arrest. These are some basic human rights that all people across the globe must respect.
You might even find yourself taking small steps that lead to big changes over time. If everyone took these small steps together, we could create real change in our communities and beyond.
To learn more about human rights, explore more articles at EHRC Web’s blog section.
Brielle used to write for a pop culture magazine, where she handled a small “good news” section by the back of the print media. Brian and Cynthia took notice and offered her the editor post upon forming EHCRWeb. Years later and she now leads our pool of writers across the globe