The Impact Of Globalization On Human Rights

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Globalization has indeed impacted human rights worldwide; however as to whether the impact is negative or positive depends on which part of the world one finds him/herself. “Human Right” by definition “is the right which is believed to belong to every person”. The central idea of globalization is for businesses to develop international influence and operate on an international scale. Globalization has given people the right to information. Thanks to globalization technology has travelled all over the world to help people have easy access to information. Information can be accessed easily and freely through the internet, mobile phones, television and other devices. Globalization has increased the economic right for people worldwide especially in the developed world. There has been an increase in the standard of living of many people hence healthy lifestyles. However in my opinion, globalization has done more harm than good to the people of the world especially people in the developing world. With the way the world economy is going it is obvious that the main beneficiaries of globalization are the developed capitalist countries. There have been many human rights abuses since the introduction of globalization. First and foremost the gap between the rich and poor keeps on widening and inequality is…show more content…
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