Equal rights for all

Menschenrechte
Human Rights: why Germany has a special responsibility.

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Boundless courage

They risk their lives for their ideals: Fifteen strong women and men receive the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law.

Put to the test

Germany is committed to strengthening human rights. How successful is it in this endeavour? Photo artists offer answers.

Industry and human rights

Germany has adopted a National Action Plan to hold companies accountable. Some firms have already committed themselves in exemplary fashion to protecting human rights.