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Grade 6 Humanities - Dystopia: Human Rights

From the World Book Online

Human rights are those rights that each person is entitled to simply because he or she is a human being. The concept of human rights is based on the idea that each person has worth and dignity, and so deserves certain basic freedoms. When these freedoms are recognized, each individual can enjoy safety, security, and the ability to make many decisions about his or her life. ´╗┐But defining and protecting human rights has been difficult, because there are many competing views as to the freedoms that make up human rights. Definitions of human rights continue to evolve.

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Rupp, Richard E. "Human rights." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Oct. 2016.

Rights of the Child

Declaration of Human Rights in one infographic