SD Features
Human Security


Human Security
GDRC's Human Security logo Human Security is a concept that deals with the protection of an individual's personal safety and freedom from direct and indirect threats of voilence.

These threats include environmental destruction, overpopulation, spread of infectious diseases, food supply, energy crisis, physical/mental harassment, racism, and others that endanger thewell-being of our daily lives.

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GDRC acknowledges the contributions made by Ms. Yumiko Usui in putting together an initial set of resources that was used to create this SD Feature. Unless a source is indicated, all documents have been written by Dr. Hari Srinivas. Further contributions to this section are welcome! Please send an email to Hari Srinivas at -

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Did you know? 10 December is celebrated worldwide as Human Rights Day