Today is World Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on December 10. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on  December 10. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The theme for Human Rights Day 2022 is dignity, freedom, and justice for all and the call to action is #StandUp4HumanRights.

The United Nations General Assembly also known as UNGA adopted the UDHR  i.e Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the year 1948 on this very day. This was adopted with an agenda to eradicate the feeling of alienation from any person’s life due to the colour of his/her skin, the background of their community or culture, etc. The movement gained popularity instantly and almost 200,000 human rights stamps were ordered in advance from the United Nations Postal Administration in the year 1952.