The Importance Of Human Rights

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Human rights are the basic rights, freedoms and protections that people are entitled to simply because they are human beings. They are thirty rights revolves around freedom, equality and justice. These rights should be given to everyone regardless of their race, sexuality, citizenship, gender, nationality, ethnicity, or abilities. The entitlements are often expressed and guaranteed by law, in the forms of treaties, customary international law and other sources of international law. The concept of making human rights is inalienable for every human beings led to create The Universal Declaration of Human Rights which is a document that identifies the basic standards of living to be able to measure equality and fairness. This document, as first…show more content…
To achieve its goals, international human rights law lays down obligations and commitments of governments to work in certain ways in order to promote and protect human rights and essential freedoms of individuals or…show more content…
According to the world hunger organization, more than nine million people die worldwide each year because of hunger and malnutrition; 5 million are children. While these innocent people suffer, others are throwing away their food, which is an obvious breach for human rights law and clear illustration that human rights were made to serve specific society classes. This can be successful in last century, but not at this time. As a result of technology progress, public become a ware about the global events that makes it difficult to trick them as they become able to follow up to these promises and see if they achieved or not. What makes the situation worse is that the hunger turned to famine many times and in different places without intervention of human rights activists. One example of this is, in Ethiopia, a widespread famine affected the inhabitants from 1983 to 1985 and resulted in more than 400,000 deaths. This is just one example of disability of human rights organization to meet human needs, and there are many other examples also happened after long time of establishing this organization. Moreover, human rights say that all human beings have the right to eat an adequate food, however, what happens in real life is different. According to world health organization, on the global scale, each year two billion illnesses are caused by unsafe food and the number is
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