"13. Freedom to Move. We all have the right to go where we want in our own country and to travel as we wish."
Now read the short story about this important human right.
Freedom to Move
Denise works for a credit card company. Her office is in York, the small town where Denise grew up.
Denise works there for several years, her company offers her a
promotion. The new job is in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix is more than a
thousand miles away. But, the new job pays more and is more exciting.
Denise does not even have to think about it. She says, "Yes, I will take it!"
Her mother is shocked. "Denise, how can you just move like that?" she asks.
Denise's friends are shocked too. "Why do you want to move halfway across the country?" they ask.
does not understand their surprise. "This is a great opportunity," she
explains. "I do not have to live here. I have the freedom to move
wherever I want to. If this job is not wonderful, I can move again!"
does move. She does take the job. And she loves it. She is grateful
that she has the right to move around and to live anywhere!