All human beings are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms


The United Nations is committed to upholding, promoting and protecting the human rights of every individual.

This commitment stems from the United Nations Charter, which reaffirms the faith of the peoples of the world in fundamental human rights and in the dignity and worth of the human person.


In the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations has stated in clear and simple terms the rights which belong equally to every person.


These rights belong to you.


They are your rights.

Familiarize yourself with them.

Help to promote and defend them for yourself

as well as for your fellow human beings.

Adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of  10 December 1948
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