Mar 19
Do you know your human rights?


Human rights are the basic rights that everyone has simply because they are human. They are not privileges and do not need to be earned. 

You have them from the moment that you are born. Do you know your human rights? Let's find out.

1.    Equality

Everyone is equal before the law and has the right to equal protection and benefit of the law.

2.    Human dignity

Everyone has inherent dignity and the right to have their dignity respected and protected.

3.    Life

Everyone has the right to life.

4.    Freedom and security of the person

Everyone has the right to freedom and security of the person, which includes the right.

5.    Slavery, servitude and forced labour

No one may be subjected to slavery, servitude or forced labour.

6.    Privacy

Everyone has the right to privacy

7.    Freedom of religion, belief and opinion

 Everyone has the right to freedom of conscience, religion, thought, belief and opinion.

8.    Freedom of expression

Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.

9.    Assembly, demonstration, picket and petition

Everyone has the right, peacefully and unarmed, to assemble, to demonstrate, to picket and to present petitions.

10.  Freedom of association

Everyone has the right to freedom of association.

11. Political rights

Every citizen is free to make political choices

12. Citizenship

No citizen may be deprived of citizenship.

13. Freedom of movement and residence

Everyone has the right to freedom of movement.



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Written by Karabo Keepile