Equal rights for all!
Every human being enjoys the same universal indivisible human rights. They protect our freedom, our privacy, our family, as well as our right to practice religion, to express opinions freely and to rights to cultural expression. They guarantee food, health and education. But despite their legal status, far too many people are suffering from hunger, exploitation, torture and despotism or are deprived of their childhood – still, both nearby and in far away places. The stock photos in this collection point to this ambivalence between the misery of their violation, and the happiness and zest for life. The impact of photos can support and encourage the necessary, long-term efforts to defend and enforce human rights.