Why should human rights and education be written separately?
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Education is a right- if not a legal right, at least a human and moral right. Therefore, the phrase "Human Rights and Education", which is a very common one, becomes quite interesting. Why should "Human rights" and "Education" be written separately? Does the phrase not become repetitive, tautological?
The phrase shows that there is a connection between education and other human rights. Education is perhaps the best way to tell people what their legal rights are. Knowing one's rights is an important part of education. A lot of people, especially those suffering from poverty and those who are uneducated, do not know their legal rights and so cannot take advantages of many laws and policies rightly made for their benefit. This is one of the many important reasons which makes education so necessary.