The United Declaration Of Human Rights

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uman rights are defined as “a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person”. Human Rights are continually evolving and changing for the better, they are constantly reassessed and improved for the world’s greater good. Countless people have tried to define what a Human Right is and who they belong to, but we always seem to come across the same philosophers and documents that truly define Human Rights. John Locke was a famous English philosopher in the seventeenth centaury who believed in natural rights provided by a “higher power”. Another name often associated with Human Rights is Mahatma Gandhi was a famous civil rights activist, particularly known for the steps he took against discrimination in India, and the leader of infamous nonviolent protests for his campaign against discrimination. One of the most infamous documents written about human rights is The UN Declaration of Human Rights was written in 1948, and is one of the most popular references of basic Human Rights.

A huge problem with Human Rights is they are not provided to everyone despite the fact that there are supposed to. People in minority groups are the most frequent victims, being denied their basic Human Rights. These minority groups vary from country to country, but a universal minority is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community, and a major violator is Russia, denying the LGBT community their rights. Currently in Russia, gays are discriminated against, denied access
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