Human rights are brought to life by a number of defining principles. This book explores each of those principles in depth and provides comprehensive knowledge about them with a view to create awareness among the general readers. It provides an up to date overview of the various aspects of human rights and to the large body of personnel involved in various sectors of education policy formulation curriculum development classroom and our of class teaching learning activities to enrich the human rights education programme as the basis for promoting awareness of current issues and controversies relating of human rights. The book elaborates theories addresses arguments and explores the efficacy of bilateral and multilateral international action. It is believed that the book will be of immense use not only to the students and teachers of the field but also to the academicians policy makers and activists.