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Essay Comparing The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights And The Copenhagen Declaration

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development have several similarities which include their promotion of democracy or for the general public to be the authority for the government. Both lists are products of their times, as neither mention anything around LGBTQ+ rights, though the Copenhagen Declaration states that there shall be no discrimination against those with HIV/AIDS, which at the time, was comprised of a majority of gay men. The Universal Declaration was written shortly after the end of the second world war and during the rise of the Cold war. The influences of these two conflicts can be seen in multiple sections, such as the freedom to rebel against oppressive government, the right
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