Human Rights – Educational Flyer

Human Rights Educational Flyer

For this assignment, you will create an educational flyer on a single current human rights issue. You are free to choose a human rights issue that interests you from UN Human Rights list HERE. Gun rights pro/con and abortion pro/con cannot be used. The flyer topic also needs to be based on a current issue, not a historical event.  flyer will be created in Microsoft Word. The first page of your Word document will be the flyer; the flyer is to be one page in length only. The second page of your Word document will contain your 7 sentences (see below) and MLA formatted works cited page including your researched information and image sources. While you will include researched support, the majority (80%) of the flyer’s text content must be in your own original words.

Researched support must be specific (not general) such as specific examples, data, and so on. The flyer must include:2 images only, no more and no less. A picture of a quote is not considered an image. At least 7 sentences of text including a topic sentence identifying and explaining the human rights issue, support, and solutions for the problem that the flyer’s readers can enact. Be sure to study the Assignment Workshop for information on using credible sources. Cite information source(s) and all images. Please see this guide for how to format your sources. Submit the assignment as one file only in either Word or PDF file format. Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.

Further Description

Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind. Also  the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech. In addition belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people. Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression. That human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations. Whereas the peoples of the United Nations have in the Charter reaffirmed their faith in fundamental human rights.

In the dignity and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and women and have determined to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom.

Whereas Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in cooperation with the United Nations. The promotion of universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms. Whereas a common understanding of these rights and freedoms is of the greatest importance for the full realization of this pledge. Now, therefore, The General Assembly, Proclaims this Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. To the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind. Shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures. National and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance.

Additional Information

Both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction. Article IA ll human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. Article 2Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration. Without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political. Consequently or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, there will be no distinction on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country. Or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

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