Human Rights

11 facts about human rights violations
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1. 40 million children below the age of 15 suffer from abuse and neglect

9 Eye-opening facts about the state of human rights worldwide
In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
1 Right to Equality
2 Freedom from Discrimination
3 Right to Life, Liberty, Personal Security
4 Freedom from Slavery
5 Freedom from Torture and Degrading Treatment
6 Right to Recognition as a Person before the Law...

10 things to know about human rights
Human Rights Day is held on 10 December every year to promote the rights and freedoms of people across the globe.
The annual event marks the adoption of the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon says of the day: “On Human Rights Day, let us recommit to guaranteeing the fundamental freedoms and protecting the human rights of all.”