Human Rights Champions

Our human rights champions lend their voices and support to the Stand Up campaign. They all share a commitment to speaking out and standing up for the human rights of others. Let their stories inspire and move you to act.


Mariana Castrejón Castañeda, aka "Yuya"

Youtuber, Businesswoman, Mexico

Mariana Castrejón Castañeda, better known as Yuya, is best known for her make up tutorials on Youtube, earning her more the 24 million followers. She has her own make up line in several Latin American countries and has a star on the Las Vegas Star Walk for promoting peace through her videos. She is one of seven Youtubers who joined the United Nations Programme for Sustainable Development, with the aim of promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls.

  • I will respect your rights regardless of who you are. I will uphold your rights even when I disagree with you
  • When anyone’s human rights are denied, everyone's rights are undermined, so I will stand up
  • I will raise my voice. I will take action. I will use my rights to stand up for your rights.

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