March for Human Rights: More about our campaign Human rights are the basic freedoms and protections that every person has simply because they are human; they are not privileges to be earned or gifts that governments can give or take away at will. At a time when powerful voices want to change the rules rather than obey them, March for Human Rights is your chance to join with others and say I’m Alright with Human Rights. Find out more. Why human rights matter Our Human Rights Act makes the international promise of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) real here at home. Through the UDHR, the world community came together after the horrors of World War II to say there must be minimum standards for all people - no matter who they are. Find out more. The future Political parties welcomed the introduction of the Human Rights Act in 1998, but little was done to explain to the public why it is important to everyone. Sadly, the HRA has become much maligned by myths and partial-truths, often by the officials whose power it limits. Find out more. How you can help Although Brexit is a key priority for the government, the Prime Minister has confirmed that the next task will be to act on their promise to scrap our Human Rights Act. Instead of waiting for this to happen, now is the time for people who are Alright with Human Rights to stand up and say so. Find out more.