The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the wake of the Second World War and its atrocities, the international community decided to come together to establish peace and accord freedoms and dignity to all individuals. This led to the founding of the United Nations, which soon tasked a Drafting Committee, including Eleanor Roosevelt and René Cassin, to write the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document would provide guidance on the fundamental freedoms that had been slowly acknowledged over the past few centuries, but would still run into opposition and difficulties.

In just 50 minutes you will:
   o Understand the context surrounding the foundation of the United Nations and the decision to draft the Declaration
   o Discover the history of human rights across the world and early examples of documents granting rights and freedoms to individuals
   o Learn more about the struggle to enforce these rights and the ways in which they have still been flouted across the world

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Publication date
February 28, 2017
Publisher
Collection
Page count
56
ISBN
9782806289773
File size
3 MB