Human rights are generally defined as a set of international laws that guarantee basic rights to all human within the world. Human rights are the basic rights that all people are entitled to. These include the rights to life, freedom, and equality. These rights and many others should not be denied to a person based on their race, religion, gender abilities, political opinion, or age. A human rights activist is someone who supports and speaks out for others when they cannot speak for themselves. Anyone can be an activist. All you have to do is care, become informed and learn everything you can about an issue.
In many countries, people do not receive basic rights, such as the right to freedom of expression or the right to equality. Human rights activist may appear to be a trendy thing these days. Everyone naturally wants to be seen as concerned about the violations of human rights anywhere and everywhere. Some of these activists occupy the center page of the dailies and gobble prime time in the visual media but most of the great human rights activists have worked for the society in their own way facing all the challenges. All humans have their responsibilities for the world, its people and animals. This book examines the life and works of some eminent human rights activists who have devoted their lives and worked tirelessly for peacefully changing the lives of inhabitants of this world.