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Right Words Writing Competition

Secondary-school students are invited to pick up their pens – or reach for their keyboards – and enter the third Right Words writing competition, launched by the Human Rights Watch London Network and English PEN.

The competition is run to highlight the importance of human rights, this year focusing on the issue of freedom of expression. Entrants are encouraged to submit a poem,a story, factual article, dialogue / monologue or a rap, on this topic.The competition is open to Years 10 and 11 in England and Wales, and Secondary 3 and 4 students in Scotland, and is intended to form part of the Citizenship, English and Religious Education curriculum.

Please see the press release for more details and there is a downloadable poster to advertise the competition.

Right Words Press Release 24th November 2011

Word document, 19 kB

Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later



Right Words (Leaflet Poster)

PDF file, 494 kB

Requires Adobe Reader


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