Human rights are the basic rights that all people of Earth deserve. These rights include freedom from discrimination, freedom from slavery, and the right to personal security. Human rights also include the right to freedom of opinion, the right to education, the right to peaceful assembly, and more. Inside this book, readers will learn the history of human rights efforts across the globe and more about brave leaders who fight for these rights. Topics include the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human rights issues in the United States, and the growing wave of activism spreading around the world.