Human Rights

Human Rights 

The definition of Human Rights
Human rights are fundamental entitlements that are due to all human beings by virtue of their humanity. E.g. They are inalienable, inherent, indivisible and universal.
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The Abolition Slavery
Refers to a person being completely under the control of another and considered to be their legal property. However, there are still 27 million slaves in the form of human trafficking, child labor and sex slaves.
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Slavery 2
The ICCPR says slavery should be prohibited. The first case of slavery prosecuted in 2008 R v Wei Tang charged with 10 years on 5 counts of possessing slaves and 5 counts of limiting their movement.
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Trade Unionism and Labor Rights
Rights of workers to join together and negotiate wages and working conditions. Labor rights are the right of the employee. Started with the industrial revolution. ICESCR= economic rights, ILO international labour organization 1919= working on labourR
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Universal Suffrage
Right of all adults to vote in government elections. Started with wealthy upper class men, Australian women got the vote in 1908, women in Saudi Arabia free to vote from 2015. The ICCPR gave the right to vote and to be elected.
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Universal Education
Right of all to basic primary education. The push for universal education didn’t begin till the 19th century. In aus it is compulsory till 17 under the Education Act 1990 NSW. It is free, compulsory and no discrimination to girls.
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UNI EDU 2
Although 75 million children will never go to primary school and 58 countries still without primary education.
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Self Determination
Right to political independence and choose own government without interference from other countries two ways of achieving self determination: 1: External → becoming a state/choose how they will be governed without influence of other countries.
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Self deter 2
E.g. Taiwan wants to separate from china. 2: Internal → some level of autonomy ie the ability to make political decisions but stay within the country ie: ATSI not consulted. UN charter 1945, UDHR articles 15, ICCPR article 1.
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Environmental Rights
Right of future generations to enjoy the same level of environmental quality as the present generation. Intergenerational equality e.g. climate change causing rise in sea levels.
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Peace Rights
Right of peace is the right of people to have their government maintain peace and eliminate war. No legal HR to peace just programs to try facilitate and alternative arrangements to war. UN charter obliges nations to settle their
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Peace 2
international disputes by peaceful means.
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Refers to a person being completely under the control of another and considered to be their legal property. However, there are still 27 million slaves in the form of human trafficking, child labor and sex slaves.

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The Abolition Slavery

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The ICCPR says slavery should be prohibited. The first case of slavery prosecuted in 2008 R v Wei Tang charged with 10 years on 5 counts of possessing slaves and 5 counts of limiting their movement.

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Rights of workers to join together and negotiate wages and working conditions. Labor rights are the right of the employee. Started with the industrial revolution. ICESCR= economic rights, ILO international labour organization 1919= working on labourR

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Right of all adults to vote in government elections. Started with wealthy upper class men, Australian women got the vote in 1908, women in Saudi Arabia free to vote from 2015. The ICCPR gave the right to vote and to be elected.

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