essay about the declaration of human rights

essay about the declaration of human rights

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madalyn1011 By madalyn1011 Updated Mar 27, 2012

Madalyn Juarez

2/22/12

2nd hour



  Do you know how many stories of atrocities like Elis Wiesel's "Night" and Nujood Ali's heart touching story "I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced" there are in the world? In some places there are up to 400 abuse cases reported every day. How many people are suffering from abuse and are not reporting it? Can you believe that "during the Holocaust of World War II, Hitler's Final Solution resulted in the death of 6 million or 78% of European Jews" that's "nearly two out of every three European Jews"(United States Holocaust Memorial museum).  Articles 4 and 5 in the Declaration of Human Rights continue to be relevant and will help prevent any group performing such crimes against humanity ever again.

No one should ever be subjected to servitude or slavery and slavery trade is illegal and prohibited in any form. About 51 million girls younger than the age of 18 are child brides and it is estimated that every year ten to 12 million girls will become child b...

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KatherineElizabeth KatherineElizabeth Sep 09, 2012
Wow, those numbers are really high for child brides; We've still got a long way to go towards ensuring human rights for everyone!