ISBN 9788175333277,Human Rights In Global Age

Human Rights In Global Age


B Kumar



Md Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788175333277

ISBN-10 8175333278


Number of Pages 297 Pages
Language (English)

Human rights

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms entitled to any person, regardless of economic status, nationality, jurisdiction, age, ability, ethnicity, sex, and sexuality. These basic rights are the right to life, freedom, equality, justice, and freedom of thought and expression. Human rights are universal and belong to everyone equally. The aim of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was to set basic minimum international standards for the protection of the rights and freedoms of the individual. The fundamental nature of these provisions means that they are now widely regarded as forming a foundation of international law. In particular, the principles of the UDHR are considered to be international customary law and do not require signature or ratification by the state to be recognized as a legal standard.