Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day comes on December 10 of every year. The day is selected to honour the United Nation General Assembly on adoption and proclamation on 10th December 1948. The day is marked by high-level political conferences and meetings, and by cultural events and exhibitions deals with Issues. Some of the governmental and non-governmental organisations are also involved in creating special events to commemorate that day.
History Of Human Rights Day
On 1948, The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights. From that day the major stride put forward is to ensure that the rights of every human across the globe are protected. The basic needs of a human such as a shelter, water and food must be access to free and uncensored pieces of information; such has been the goals laid out that day. The Human Right Day loud across the globe in spite of where we live, what we believe, every individual should deserve their basic needs. In South Africa, the Human Rights day was celebrated on 21 March, in memory of the Sharpeville Massacre.
Observances In Past
1979- Human rights campaign was organised in Kaoshiung, Taiwan by Shih-Ming-teh.
1983- On December 10, 1983, The President of Argentina decided to create an office which ends the military dictatorship.
2004- The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) endorsed the Human Rights Day as an official day of Humanist.
2008- The Gay Rights activities in the U.S urged the peoples to support equal rights by Calling “Gay to Work”.
2009- 10th December of 2009 marked as the 61st anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Right Day.
2012- The theme “Inclusion and Right to Participate in Public Life” was created on that day.
2014- “Every day is Human Rights Day” is the theme of 2014 Human rights Day.
2015- “Our Rights, Our Freedom, always” is the Slogan of 2015 Human Rights Day.
How to celebrate Human Rights Day
Spread the awareness about that Day to the peoples of the world. Encourage the group of people such as women’s, minorities, poor, youth, disabled person, indigenous populations to Participate in the events that take place on that day. You can use #HumanRightsDay to post on social media.
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