Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10th December to empower Human Rights. It covers almost all the sphere of the world including economic, social, cultural rights and international commitments on civil and political rights.
This day came into being on December 8, 1948 when United Nation General Assembly adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). 48 countries celebrated this occasion in 1948. The formal establishment of Human Rights Day occurred at the 317th Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on 4 December 1950, when the General Assembly declared resolution 423(V), inviting all member states and any other interested organizations to celebrate the day as they saw fit.
UDHR is a milestone document which is available in 500 languages of the world and is the most translated document around the globe. It proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.
Human Rights Day Theme 2019
Theme 0f Human Rights Day 2019: Youth Standing Up For Human Rights
The year 2019 is to be celebrated as the potential of youth. The young generation today, tomorrow and future has the ability to change or amplify their voices, and engage a broad range of global audiences in the promotion and protection of rights.
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