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English Reading Practice – Our Human Rights
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The United Nations is an international
that was established in 1945 to help keep world
. It was established shortly after the end of World
In 1948 a special United Nations
, headed by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, wrote a special
which stated the rights that all people should have. This document is called the "Universal Declaration of
" means "of all the people in the world."
" is a formal announcement.
" are the rights that each person has, simply because he or she is human.
The human rights are there to
us and help us live in peace. For
, "the right to life" is a human right. Each and every one of us has the right to life, simply
we are human.
Another example is "the right to
of thought." We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a
, or to change it if we want.
Studying and knowing our human rights is as
today as it was after World War II. This is because when people don't know their natural rights things such as injustice,
, intolerance and slavery can happen.
people are to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the closer we get to a peaceful, free and