Human Rights

Basic, inalienable rights from birth to death inherent. indivisible, interdependent

moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in municipal and international law

can only be restricted, cannot taken away

basic rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world, simply because they are human.

They are based on the idea that all human beings have inherent dignity and worth, and that they should be treated with respect and fairness. Human rights are universal, meaning that they apply to everyone, everywhere, and at all times

enable and promote peace, justice, and freedom upheld by rule of law and by accountability

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”

“range from the most fundamental - the right to life - to those that make life worth living, such as the rights to food, education, work, health, and liberty”^[“What Are Human Rights? | Ohchr.” UN Human Rights Office, Accessed 15 Nov. 2023.]

5 Principles of Human Rights

Equality Fairness Respect Dignity Autonomy

Universal and Inalienable Indivisible and interdependent Equal and non-discriminatory Both rights and obligations