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Human Rights Day

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In some regions in Africa, women walk for hours just to get water. The United Nations explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation. Photograph credit: Lucian Coman/Shutterstock.com.

Date:December, 10th.

Observed: all U.N. members states.

Origin: it commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Purpose: bring awareness to human rights issues throught meetings and cultural events.

Reference:


http://www.ohchr.org/EN/AboutUs/Pages/HumanRightsDay.aspx

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