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Human rights
are the standards of treatment and equal opportunity for everyone so they can have fair, free and peaceful lives.
Human rights commission
advises government on Human Rights issues, answers inquiries from the public and investigates cases of unlaeful discrimination.
Commissioner for children
Protects the rights of children and investigates cases of child abuse such as bullying in schools.
Repression
Restrain or keep under control.
Prejudice
intolerance or hatred of other races
Discrimination
to treat differently, generally unfavorably due to prejudice.
Conscience
a sense of what is right, wrong, good or bad.
Amnesty International
helps free people in prison because of their beleifs in social justice (conscience).
Social Justice
based on United Nations Human Rights declaration.
Torture
inflict or give bodily pain.
Genocide
The extermination (killing) of a race.
Racism
The beleif that one race is superior to another and judging people on skin colour.
Sexual harassment
Upsetting a person with unwanted actions or words to do with sex.
Disability discrimination
treating people unfairly because they have a disability such as being blind, deaf etc.
Terrorism
Actual or threatend use of violence to acheive political goals.