One of the main function of SUHAKAM, is that the Commission is responsible to promote awareness and provide education relating to human rights. One of the target groups are the students of higher learning institutions.
Since its establishment, the Commission has conducted numerous programmes and activities to raise awareness about human rights among students.
The objectives of this programme are :-
- Increase knowledge and awareness of students regarding current issues involving human rights and their responsibilities as future leaders.
- Exposing university students on human rights issues at international level and its relevance to Malaysia.
- Provide a platform for students to discuss human rights issues and to express their views openly and freely.