Every Man, Woman and Child
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Music to Activate Human Rights

peace day logo  play on spotifyEvery Man, Woman and Child is a musical presentation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) released in various formats. The original ballad, which was the FIRST grassroots expression of the UDHR ever performed for the UN in 1987.     

Listen to all the versions of Every Man, Woman, and Child on Spotify.

With human rights under threat and change desperately needed in the world, communities around the globe can move, groove, and meditate, bringing the meaning of this lofty idea into intimate, emotional focus through music.

Human Rights come into focus globally on
Peace Day, September 21, and Human Rights Day, December 10.
Put your musical events on the United Nations World Peace Event Map!


Article 1: Right to Equality        Article 2: Freedom from Discrimination         Article 3: Right to Life, Liberty, Personal Security        Article 4: Freedom from Slavery         Article 5: Freedom from Torture and Degrading Treatment         Article 6: Right to Recognition as a Person before the Law         Article 7: Right to Equality before the Law         Article 8: Right to Remedy by Competent Tribunal         Article 9: Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest and Exile         Article 10: Right to Fair Public Hearing         Article 11: Right to be Considered Innocent until Proven Guilty         Article 12: Freedom from Interference with Privacy, Family, Home and Correspondence         Article 13: Right to Free Movement in and out of the Country        Article 14: Right to Asylum in other Countries from Persecution         Article 15: Right to a Nationality and the Freedom to Change It        Article 16: Right to Marriage and Family        Article 17: Right to Own Property        Article 18: Freedom of Belief and Religion         Article 19: Freedom of Opinion and Information        Article 20: Right of Peaceful Assembly and Association        Article 21: Right to Participate in Government and in Free Elections        Article 22: Right to Social Security        Article 23: Right to Desirable Work and to Join Trade Unions Article 24: Right to Rest and Leisure        Article 25: Right to Adequate Living Standard         Article 26: Right to Education         Article 27: Right to Participate in the Cultural Life of a Community         Article 28: Right to a Social Order that Articulates this Document         Article 29: Community Duties Essential to Free and Full Development        Article 30: Freedom from State or Personal Interference in the above Rights

emwc_chant_coverFREE DOWNLOAD of the chant version (recording and score) featuring Harrison Crenshaw, which won a Global Peace Song Award in 2016.

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   dance               yoga   

                    meditate              sing 

sing               play

Projects are unfolding around the world...

Press Release(Peace Day 9/21)

Press Release(Human Rights Day 12/10)

Listen to reviews of EMWC Yoga Flow on One World Music


How to Participate

1Choose a projectplay on spotify

12Get the music

3Get the FREE guides

Plan your event



Spread the word using our PSAs (or make your own!)

Rehearse, learn, create, share!

ACTIVATE Human Rights on Peace Day, Human Rights Day or ANY day.

Choose your project:


emwc african coverDance Party

Choose a song to teach, perform, or move together independently:

HighLife featuring Pope Flyne has a long break for doing your own readings of the UDHR. Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

Hip Hop featuring Austin Starchild includes a reading of all the articles. | Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

Get the DANCE guide here.




"Beautifully realized"
—Contemporary Fusion Reviews

Yoga Flow

Practice or teach a yoga asana with intention of activating one or all human rights.

Yoga Flow I featuring Kimberly Haynes Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

Yoga Flow II featuring Vito Gregoli Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

Yoga Flow Suite full album
Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

Get the YOGA guide here.


emwc meditation coverMeditation

Add voiceover guided imagery to the meditation tracks ~ or just breathe and expand.

Five-part meditation featuring Merrill Collins on piano with various artists | Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

The original ballad featuring Harrison Crenshaw and Michelle Crenshaw | Amazon | iTunes | Indie | YouTube | Spotify

A short instrumental track of the original song YouTube | Spotify | Indie

Get the MEDITATION guide here.










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A professional performance or a community sing-along creates a space to read all of or a selection of the 30 UDHR articles in any language. This is THE best way to bringing the voices of your community together!

Get inspired by the whole playlist on Spotify

SING guide coming soon | contact us











Honoring the anniversary of the UDHR, Spiraling Music has commissioned Dr. David Stern to prepare orchestrations for professional, high school, and elementary school orchestras.

PLAY guide coming soon | contact us










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Create your own musical expression using the themes and motifs of Every Man, Woman, and Child, and fully engage your community. Record new music, elaborate on one of the 30 articles, claim your musical style. Start with the sheet music and write the publisher for license/publishing info!

Get inspired by the whole playlist on Spotify

Get the JAM guide here.


emwc psas album coverPSA Tracks for Podcasts & Radio

An album full of background clips for promoting dances, meditations, or readings of Every Man, Woman, and Child. Purchase full album or individual tracks here.


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Every Man, Woman and Child is a We Agree global agreement project by Spiraling Music. Spiraling Music is a www.WE.net partner.

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