Human Rights Day 2021: Theme, Slogan, History, Importance, Motto, Quotes, Messages
World Human Rights Day 2021: Human Rights Day is observed on December 10 annually. The principle of equality & non-discrimination is at the heart of human rights. Know all about Human Rights Day 2021 theme, slogan, aim, etc
Human Rights Day 2021: The world observes Human Rights Day every year on December 10 to make people aware of their basic rights and also to acknowledge the absence of human rights in various countries. Human Rights is described as a broad range of fundamental rights and freedoms to which each and every human being living on Earth is entitled to. In the current political scenario, Human Rights Day 2021 must not be an observance of one day, but it should also bring our focus towards the people living in regions that still lack basic human rights forcing them to live under crisis and instability. To know more about Human Rights Day, read its significance, history and check the theme of this year announced by the UN.
Human Rights Day 2021 Theme
The theme announced by the UN for Human Rights Day 2021 is ‘Reducing Inequalities and Advancing Human Rights’.
The theme of Huma Rights Day 2021 is related to equality and to Article 1 of UDHR which states that all human beings in the world are born free and are equal in dignity and rights. The principles of non-discrimination and equality are at the heart of human rights.
On #HumanRightsDay UN Human Rights Chief @mbachelet says equality is the solution to global setbacks exacerbated by COVID-19: Equality means that we embrace our diversity and demand that we are all treated without any kind of discrimination.— UN Human Rights (@UNHumanRights) December 9, 2021
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Human Rights Day 2021 Date
Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 signifying the absolute rights to which all human beings are entitled, irrespective of their age, sex, race, language, religion, or political or other opinions.
Human Rights Day History
The United Nations General Assembly in 1948 adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It has since then become a milestone document proclaiming the rights that every individual is entitled to, as a human being, regardless of their language, sex, religion, color, birth.
The Declaration of Human Rights by the UN is also the most translated document in the world which has been available in more than 500 languages.
Human Rights Day 2021 Significance
Human Rights Day is significant as it highlights and makes people aware of the institutions that are empowered to prevent inequality, protect the most vulnerable, abuses, and discrimination, and punish the perpetrators of human rights violations.
Human Rights Day has become more significant in post COVID-19 world which has further deepened the poverty, inequality, and other gaps in human rights protection.
Human Rights Day 2021 provides an opportunity to close these gaps and to build a world that is better, more sustainable, and resilient.
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