A basic introduction to human rights, this booklet outlines their development through history, up to the present day it also introduces the world’s most important human rights documents and includes the full text of the universal declaration of human rights. The universal declaration of human rights (universal declaration) is an international document that states basic rights and fundamental freedoms to which all human beings are entitled when was the universal declaration created the universal declaration was adopted by the general assembly of the united nations on 10 december 1948. The universal declaration of human rights (udhr) is a milestone document in the history of human rights drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the declaration was proclaimed by the united nations general assembly in paris on 10 december 1948 ( general assembly resolution 217 a ) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations.
Universal declaration of human rights preamble whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice. Simplified version this simplified version of the 30 articles of the universal declaration of human rights has been created especially for young people 1 we are all born free & equal we are all born free we all have our own thoughts and ideas we should all be treated in the same way 2 don’t. The universal declaration of human rights (summary) article 1 right to equality article 2 freedom from discrimination article 3 right to life, liberty, personal security.
Learn more regarding the united nations protections of equal rights through the universal declaration of human rights, including the final 10 articles of the official document such as the universal freedoms of democracy, social security, fair labor, rest & leisure, education, and culture without limitation. Universal declaration of human rights (summary) adopted by the united nations on december 10 th 1948 excerpts from the international bill of rights, fact sheet #2, un centre for human rights. During the lead up to the world conference on human rights held in 1993, ministers from asian states adopted the bangkok declaration, reaffirming their governments' commitment to the principles of the united nations charter and the universal declaration of human rights.
The universal declaration of human rights is a document that was written by the united nations in 1948 spelling out the rights that each human should be entitled to the declaration initially describes general human rights in the preamble then describes in each specific right in thirty additional articles. Read the first ten articles of the united nations universal declaration of human rights, including the freedoms of speech, life, democracy, and fair protection by laws learn more about international law protecting equal rights such as recognizing nationality while abolishing torture and discrimination.
Article 24 of the universal declaration of human rights (see appendix) states that all humans should have the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment. Proclaims this universal declaration of human rights as a common standard of article 3 everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person article 4 be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by.
Nothing in this declaration may be interpreted as implying for any state, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein. The universal declaration of human rights on december 10, 1948 the general assembly of the united nations adopted and proclaimed the universal declaration of human rights it has been translated into more than 350 languages worldwide, and more than 100 african languages the full text of its 30 articles in english can be found by clicking the subsequent links.