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.


Rocky Dawuni

Musician, humanitarian

Rocky Dawuni is an international music star whose music crosses the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the United States. He has shared a stage with such international luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel and Bono. He has been an outspoken advocate for a variety of global causes including women’s health and education. He was named a United Nations Foundation Ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. He is originally from Ghana and lives part time in Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • 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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