PETA's education department works to alleviate animal suffering by providing people – from legislators to consumers to schoolchildren – with the information that they need to make compassionate choices concerning animals.

Much of our work is in primary and secondary education, for which we produce culturally appropriate humane-education materials. These materials help teachers instil empathy in young people so that they will recognise their role in protecting animals from harm.

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Free Humane Education Materials

Share the World
Let's Ask the Animals
Citizenship: Animals and Us
Just Choices
Citizenship: Animals in Today's Society
GCSE English: Animal Rights
Stimulus Response

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'The Link': Cruelty to Animals and Interpersonal Violence

Research in psychology and criminology shows that people who commit acts of cruelty to animals usually don't stop there. A great many move on to their fellow humans. For many, their violence escalates to domestic violence and child or elder abuse.

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