Introduction – Human Rights Day is celebrated annually on December 10 across the world to honor the day when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in the year 1948.
As per the website of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a document and declares the inalienable rights that every people are entitled as a human being irrespective of their language, color, gender, social origin, color, political, religion, or other opinions among other positions.
History – In the past, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the year 1948. It is a great document and declared the inalienable rights that everybody is entitled as a human being either of any caste, religion, color, language, political party, social origin, gender, or other opinions among other positions.
Theme – The theme of Human Rights Day in the year 2021 is ‘’Equality – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights” which concentrates on equality among people worldwide. Previously, the theme of this global day in the year 2020 was ‘’Recover Better-Stand Up for Human Rights’’ that relates to the coronavirus pandemic and concentrated to build back better by ensuring Human Rights are essential for every person.
In past, the theme of this international day in the year 2019 was ‘’Youth Standing Up for Human Rights’’ which concentrates on the role of youngsters in collective movements that are the source of encouragement for a better future.
Significance – The main purpose of Human Rights Day is to provide an opportunity to spread awareness about the importance of human rights to rebuild the world with great humanity. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is available in different 500 languages that is the most translated document across the world. Human rights talk about the basic rights of common people in any part of the world.