Human rights Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Human rights.

  • 5 Student Essays
  • 7 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Human rights Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (7)

1,530 words, approx. 6 pages
Human Rights The massive slaughter of civilians in the 1930s and 1940s and the accompanying horrors of World War II and the Holocaust produced a worldwide commitment to preserving peace, opening the w... Read more
6,421 words, approx. 22 pages
United States Loses Seat on United Nations Human Rights Panel The Conflict The United States, long an outspoken advocate of human rights in other countries, lost its seat on the United Nations Human R... Read more
2,021 words, approx. 7 pages
Right-To-Act Legislation On September 3, 1991, 25 men and women perished in a fire in a chicken-processing plant in Hamlet, North Carolina. Workers were trapped inside the burning building because m... Read more
2,405 words, approx. 9 pages
Human Rights At first glance human rights might seem to have little relevance for science, but this is not the case. Science is dependent on respect for human rights, particularly freedom of thought a... Read more
2,977 words, approx. 10 pages
Human Rights In the twentieth century the international community embraced human rights as a way to promote justice for individuals in communities around the world. As the standards were promulgated, ... Read more
21,433 words, approx. 72 pages
THE TERM HUMAN RIGHTS, as it is used today, refers to a group of fundamental rights recognized by countries around the world. These rights were originally described more than fifty years ago in an int... Read more
53,918 words, approx. 180 pages
“Human rights theory as we know it today [in the West] ... [flourished] and spread throughout the Enlightenment.” —Fred Edwords Human rights, as they are understood by the modern W... Read more