eMBALENHLE – Young people from different organizations gathered at Lifalethu Primary School to celebrate Human Rights Month.
Young people played football and competed for trophies and medals.
The organization called Youth For Human Rights began by educating young people about their rights and told them to contact relevant institutions if they felt their rights were being violated.
“All human beings are free, equal in dignity and rights, they are endowed with reason and conscience. This is why humans must act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood or brotherhood.
“Human rights are important because they belong to all personal freedoms in the world, from birth to death.
“These rights are based on shared values such as dignity, fairness, equality, respect and independence. These values are protected by law, ”said Pastor Xolani Siyaya, organizer of the event.
Youth For Human Rights told young people that human rights reflect the minimum standards necessary for people to live with dignity.
“Human rights give people the freedom to choose their way of life and express themselves, and also ensure that people have the means to meet their basic needs such as food, shelter and education.
“Young people should therefore take full advantage of all opportunities.
“Human rights protect people from abuse by those who are powerful,” said Mr. Clément Manfouo, organizer of Youth For Human Rights.
Home Ladies and Boys Academy Football Club d’EMbalenhle has been named human rights champion after beating rivals Africa Ladies and Boys Football Club Ermelo on Saturday 27 March.
The Home Women defeated Africa Ladies 3-1 in the opener. The boys at home beat the boys in Africa by 4-1. Both trophies were accompanied by a cash prize of R1,000 and medals.
Past Siyaya said they plan to have this tournament held every year.