Denmark has a long tradition of working with human rights. You can read about it here. You can also read about the human rights legislation and the bodies that work with human rights in Denmark.
Europe, democracy and human rights have been linked for hundreds of years. On this page you can read about the development of human rights, the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).
Today, human rights are global in the sense that the UN General Assembly has adopted international declarations on human rights, such as the Universal Declaration of 1948. You can read about the United Nations and the work of human rights here.
You can receive counseling and assistance from the Danish Institute for Human Rights if you experience discrimination due to gender, race or ethnic origin.
The Equal Treatment Counseling includes advice on the right not to be discriminated against as well as assistance for taking your claim forward.