Supported by several international conventions and treaties (such as the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human rights in 1948), these include cultural, economic, and political rights, such as right to life, liberty, education and equality before law, and right of association, belief, free speech, information, religion, movement, and nationality. Promulgation of these rights is not binding on any country, but they serve as a standard of concern for people and form the basis of many modern national constitutions.
Use human rights in a sentence
You must always make sure that your factories are operating in a state that has fair human rights to your workers.
The human rights issue was touched on during the speech so we thought it would be wise to focus there.
I was a big supporter of human rights and would often argue in class about how we needed to worry about people and not programs.