Rights and Responsibilities (Holocaust Intro)


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Rights and Responsibilities (Holocaust Intro)

  1. 1. Rights and Responsibilities What do we mean by rights and responsibilities? Write down in the back of your books what you think these words mean. 2 Minutes
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Responsibility:    something that it is your job or duty to deal with: It's her responsibility to ensure the project finishes on time. She takes her responsibilities as a nurse very seriously. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>Human rights : the basic rights which it is generally considered all people should have, such as justice and the freedom to say what you think: She's claiming that her detention by the police was a violation of her human rights. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What are your rights and responsibilities? How many can you think of. Write them down. 5 Minutes
  5. 5. <ul><li>TASK 1: make 2 spider diagrams one for rights and one for responsibilities. Use these to show all the rights and responsibilities you have. 10 Minutes. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Do rights and responsibilities have anything to do with one another ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. What are theirs? Are their rights and responsibilities different from yours ?
  8. 8. The Convention on the Rights of the Child <ul><li>In 1989, world leaders decided that children needed a special convention just for them because people under 18 years old often need special care and protection that adults do not. </li></ul><ul><li>the first legally binding international instrument to incorporate the full range of human rights—civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The leaders also wanted to make sure that the world recognized that children have human rights too. </li></ul><ul><li>These basic standards—also called human rights—set minimum entitlements and freedoms that should be respected by governments. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>They are founded on respect for the dignity and worth of each individual, regardless of race, colour, gender, language, religion, opinions, origins, wealth, birth status or ability and therefore apply to every human being everywhere. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>With these rights comes the responsibility on both governments and individuals not to infringe on the parallel rights of others. We cannot ensure some rights without—or at the expense of—other rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Question : If it is the duty of democratic governments to protect our rights and responsibilities, what could happen in a country ruled by a dictator like Saddam Hussein or Adolf Hitler? Write this down. 5 minutes </li></ul>
  12. 12. What does this picture show?
  13. 13. Germany in the 1940’s <ul><li>The Holocaust </li></ul><ul><li>Between December 1941 and the end of 1944, more than four million people, mainly Jews, were murdered by the Nazis. </li></ul>