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Human Rights Day 2020: History And Significance Of The Day

Human Rights Day 2020: History And Significance Of The Day

New Delhi: Human Rights Day is celebrated on December 10 every year globally. The day indicated the date when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. The UDHR is a document that proclaims the rights to which everyone is united as a human being, regardless of their race, colour, religion, sex, language, political, opinion, national origin, social origin, property, birth or other status. Humans Rights Day was formally implemented on December 4, 1950.

History:

Human Rights Day is the anniversary of the year 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Commemorative stamp was issued by the United Nations Postal Administration in 1952, which received over 200,000 advanced orders.

The aim of Human Rights establishments is to make a common standard of living for all beings globally. Although the rights are seen as more promising than legally binding, they are commonly acknowledged to have had an impact on how human rights are perceived and to be a force for a good cause.

Human Rights Day 2020 theme:

Different themes are selected for Human Rights Day every year taking on mind the current scenario. In 2014 the theme was "Every Day is Human Rights Day" and in 2016 it was 'Stand up for someone's rights today'. This year's Human Rights Day theme is Recover Better - Stand Up for Human Rights. It relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the need to bring back better health and facilities.

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