Importance Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

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The Universal Declarations of the Human Rights is a milestone document in the history of the human rights, it was adopted by United Nation General Assembly in 1948. The human rights were put in place to protect and stop discrimination for all the citizens across the world. These prevent us from discrimination, abuse, slavery an poverty. The human rights have been translated into over 500 languages. (United Nation. ND) The human rights is made up of 30 articles for example article 26 “The Right to Education” Everyone has the right to education which meant schools were free of cost.
“Human Rights Education should begin in the early years, continue through primary and secondary schooling and extend beyond the classroom into tertiary education, the workplace and across civil society in general.” (BEMIS N.D)
The UN Conventions on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) these are rights set out for children and young people up to 18 years to protect them as they are more vulnerable than adults these rights need to be encouraged by adults and teach the children they have rights and they are there to protect them. The UNCRC is made up of 54 article which is in place to protect young people. Article 19 children must be kept safe from harm and abuse, for example in my placement to keep children safe we have security doors which people have to buzz to enter to stop anyone willingly entering. Practitioners follow polices and procedure to ensure the children are safe, follow out risk assessment
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