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Why is Human Rights Day celebrated?

Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10 December, coinciding with the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted in 1948.

It was two years after the adoption, in 1950, that the General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day.

Moreover, 1968 was declared the International Year of Human Rights.

What are human rights?

Human rights are inalienable rights that belong to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other condition.

Currently there is a list of human rights created by the United Nations, which defends the right to life, freedom, education, work and many others, which must be respected without any discrimination whatsoever.

How to celebrate Human Rights Day?

You, me and all beings living on this planet have universal human rights and this was possible because a group of people, working together for years in the United Nations Assemblies, managed to make possible a dream that would benefit all citizens of the world.

Today we enjoy a list based on 30 articles that are written in one of the most emblematic documents for all humanity and that has meant a great victory for progress, freedom and peace for all peoples.

It is everyone's responsibility to work for a better society, our small grain of sand can make a difference, so let's take advantage of this date to contribute in some way, either by publishing some informative material on this interesting topic in the different social networks. Your opinion also counts and don't forget to include the hashtag #HumanRightsDay.

Human Rights Day

To be celebrated: 10 December 2022
Proclaims: ONU
Since when: 1950

Slogan 2022: Dignity, freedom and justice for all

This is the slogan for the 2022 campaign, a year-long campaign to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2023.

The aim of the campaign is to raise public awareness of the Declaration and the activism associated with it, in order to address the world's most pressing problems.

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