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If I ruled the world: Kate Allen

I can't wait for the day when Amnesty International closes down, says its UK Director

By Serena Kutchinsky   March 2015

© Jess Hurd/Amnesty

As world ruler, I would set up human rights education in every school, in every part of the world. And of course if I ruled the world every girl would go to school. I accept that, even with these powers, I can’t just wave a magic wand: change on this scale would take a few generations. It’s about more than sitting in a classroom and memorising the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It requires an environment that instils respect between teachers and pupils and…

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