Human rights and disability rights

News and Law from the world of people with disabilties

Human rights are entitlements held by all people. They are universal, which means that they apply equally to everyone around the world.

 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights that everyone is entitled to all rights and freedom without being discriminated.

Human rights help us to respect each other and live with each other. In other words, they are not only rights to be requested or demanded but rights to be respected and be responsible for.

 Rights can be divided into four kinds:

1. Social rights- Improve the well-being and standard of living of all members of society. They give people security as they live together in families, schools and communities. E.g. (United Nations human rights treaties) The right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. The right to adequate housing, food and sanitation…

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