International Day For Tolerance Imagine a World Where: • Millions of Africans were not transplanted from their homeland into hundreds of years of slavery. • Millions of Jews were not persecuted, herded into concentration camps and murdered. • Individuals were not investigated, slandered and destroyed for their political beliefs. • Wars were not ignited by religious differences. • Genocide was not perpetrated against a certain group based on its ethnicity. • For forty-six years, apartheid did not deny the rights of the majority in favor of the minority. • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender youth are free from harassment and bullying that end in tragedy. • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people are free from discrimination in housing, employment, religious & military service and marriage rights. • Hundreds of thousands are not belittled, ridiculed or discriminated against because of their weight..
Imagine that World Begins on November 16, 2010 Tolerance is being open and receptive to the beauty of differences Target V: Global Awareness