The Consequences Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

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'The Universal Declaration of Human Rights ' is exactly what it says - Human Rights are universal and we are all entitled to these rights. Unfortunately, violations exist in every part of the world. Everyday people 's rights are abused by many countries in the world, some of these violations are extreme and result in the deaths of many innocent men, women and children. The real cost of human rights abuse is how it affects the citizens of countries that continue to ignore human rights. The ordinary people do not get the opportunity of an education, employment, health care, etc... which in turn affects the economics of that country, which is not working to its full capacity. The following ten countries are classed as 'extreme risk ' for human rights abuse. (Human Rights Risk Index 2014)

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly[13] in 1948, partly in response to the atrocities of World War II. It is generally viewed as the preeminent statement of international rights and has been identified as being a culmination of centuries of thinking along both secular and religious lines.[38] Although the UDHR is a non-binding resolution, it is now considered by some to have acquired the force of international customary law which may be invoked in appropriate circumstances by national and other tribunals.[citation needed] The UDHR urges member nations to promote a number of human, civil, economic and social rights, asserting
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