Promoting and protecting human rights is everyone’s responsibility. Here are some ways that you can find out more about human rights and get involved!

Race Discrimination Commissioner's Student Prize 2016

The Race Discrimination Commissioner's Student Prize is an annual competition for school students aimed to promote research and discussion of racism among young people.

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Something in Common

Something In Common is a place where you can find out about human rights issues facing Australians today actions they are taking on issues you care about.

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Choose Your Own Statistics

Ever wondered about the story behind the statistics? Choose Your Own Statistics is an interactive website that lets you find out what the numbers mean and see where you fit in the big picture.

Choose Your Own Statistics was created by the Australian Human Rights Commission and ABC Splash to help you find out more about important human rights issues in Australian society, through statistics.

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BackMeUp 2013

BackMeUp was a video competition for students aimed at taking action on cyberbullying. To get involved, all you had to do was make a short video (no more than 2 minutes) about how you could help someone who is being cyber-bullied.  See the great videos!
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What you say matters

Did you know that 89% of Australians aged 13-17 told us that they had experienced racism or seen it happen to someone else? That’s not cool! We want to see an Australia where everyone is treated with respect, no matter what their skin colour, background or culture. Do you?

Check out the What you say matters webpage and video on the Racism it stops with me website to learn more about racism and how to fight it here.

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