A Friday Twitter series #HumanRightsHeroes highlights ordinary people who became heroes by changing the world around them. To follow the series as it happens, go to @EnglishCabaret!

Human Rights Hero 1 - Hugo



Victor Hugo is the French author of Les Miserables,  who changed public perception of the poorest

in 19th century society.

Human Rights Hero 2 - Lillian Wald



Lillian Wald was an American nurse and suffragist who helped to create a better future for those without a voice.

Human Rights Heroes 3 - Desmond Tutu updated



A key voice  

in the fight against apartheid, Desmond Tutu continues to shine hope into a broken world.

Human rights Heroes title Logo fix .1 Human Rights Heroes 4 - Malala Yousafzai 2


A human rights campaigner and author,

Malala Yousafzai continues to fight for

the education of women  

around the world.

Human Rights Heroes 5 - The Dalai Lama



The Dalai Lama is a specially chosen

spiritual leader  

whose name translates  

as ocean and  

master or guru.