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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights by United Nations

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations is a crucial document that outlines the fundamental rights and freedoms that every individual should be entitled to. The declaration covers a wide range of rights, including the right to life, liberty, and security of person, as well as the right to education, work, and social security.

What stands out about this document is its universality – it applies to all people, regardless of their nationality, race, religion, gender, or any other status. This emphasis on equality and non-discrimination is a powerful statement of our shared humanity and the need to protect and uphold the rights of all individuals.

The declaration also serves as a reminder of the atrocities and injustices that have occurred throughout history, and the importance of ensuring that such violations do not happen again. By setting out these rights in clear and concise language, the declaration provides a foundation for fostering peace, harmony, and respect among nations and individuals.

In a world where human rights are still under threat in many parts of the globe, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights remains a beacon of hope and a call to action for all nations to uphold these fundamental principles. It is a document that should be read and studied by all, as a reminder of the importance of standing up for justice, equality, and dignity for all.

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights. The UN has translated the document into over three hundred languages and dialects. This audiobook includes readings in 21 languages.

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