Why Comics?

Why Comics?

Why Comics? Education Charity brings contemporary humanitarian and social issues (such as racism, conflict, migration, bullying, trafficking and climate change) into the classroom through interactive literary comic books based on real-life testimony.

Getting with the Act: Our Human Rights Act

Getting with the Act

Published by the British Institute of Human Rights, this easy-to-read eBook will take you on a whistlestop tour of where our human rights came from, how they’re protected in the UK by the Human Rights Act, and the difference our Human Rights Act has made in real life in the 15 years that it has been in force.

Crisis in Yemen

Crisis in Yemen

This resource supports learners aged 11-18 in thinking critically about the complex conflict in Yemen and its human impact. It also provides advice on ways to take action such as writing to their MP or organising a fundraising appeal.

Beating the Blues

Blue moment

Cathy Denford is Artistic Director of Risky Things theatre & film. Here she writes about their educational film Blue Moment and explains how it can be used in the secondary classroom.

Using The Awra Amba Experience to teach Human Rights

Learners at Awra Amba

Serdar Ferit and Paulina Tervo are two Co-founders of Lyfta, a digital storytelling platform. In this blog they introduce the Ethiopian village of Awra Amba and show how its story can be used to teach about human rights.