World Human Rights day is celebrated on 10 December 2019 every year to honor the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation.
Human rights are rights essential to every person, paying no mind to race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or some other status. Human rights incorporate the privilege to life and freedom, opportunity from bondage and torment, an opportunity of education, the privilege to work and living and some more. Everybody is qualified for these rights, without separation.
Here are some human rights that every individual should know:
- Right to Equality
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are blessed with reason and voice and should act towards each other in a soul of fellowship.
2. Freedom from Discrimination
Everybody is qualified for rights and opportunities set out in this Declaration, without qualification of any sort, for example, race, shading, sex, language, religion, political or other supposition, national or social birthplace, property, birth or different status.
3. Right to Life, Liberty, Personal Security
Everyone has the right to life, liberty and their freedom and the security of themselves.
4. Freedom from Slavery
No one shall be held in slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.
5. Freedom from Torture and Degrading Treatment
No one shall be subjected to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
6. Right to Equality before the Law
All are equivalent under the watchful eye of the law and are qualified with no separation for equivalent security of the law. All are qualified for equivalent insurance against any segregation disregarding this Declaration and against any impelling to such separation.
7. Right to Fair Public Hearing
Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and any criminal charge against him.
8. Right to be Considered Innocent until Proven Guilty
Everyone charged with a penal offense has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to the law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defense.
9. Freedom from Interference with Privacy, Family, Home, and Correspondence
No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.
10. Right to Free Movement in and out of the Country
Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.
11. Right to Marriage and Family
Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.
12. Right to Own Property
Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others.
13. Freedom of Belief and Religion
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance.
14. Right to Participate in Government and in Free Elections
Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives. Everyone has the right to equal access to public service in his country.
15. Right to Education
Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.