The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

1548 Words Dec 7th, 2015 7 Pages
Freedom from discrimination is a basic human right. Human rights means, all human beings are born equal in dignity and rights. These rights are inalienable to all individuals, since they come from nature or from God. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in article seven establish that, “All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.”1 This means that all human beings deserve equal rights and should not be prejudiced by other. These rights are protected in order for anyone to violate them. This is important because this law for human rights promotes the security and well-being of all people in the United States and if these rights are protected, individuals can have a fulfilled life. However, though laws prohibit discrimination, nowadays, this problem remains pervasive in the United States. Race, color, gender, religion, national origin, or sex are subject to unjust discrimination in this country every day of their lives. In October 2011 a 25 years old black woman named Jamilah DaCosta applied for a job to work as a counter in a French bake shop located in Queens, NY and when she was applying for the job, according to Jamilah DaCosta the co-owner named Patty Meimetea said to her, “I can’t hire you because you’re black, and you wouldn’t be a…
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