Happy Human Rights Day!

Today, we celebrate the event of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights being passed in the UN in 1948. 


This year's UN campaign revolves around the theme of rights and freedoms -- freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear -- which underpin the International Bill of Human Rights are as relevant today as they were when the Covenants were adopted 50 years ago."


What does the phrase "human rights" mean to you? Does it remind you of the freedom you have? Of the freedoms others still don't?

It should remind you that we are all equal. Perhaps the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states it best:

All 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.

Given that the declaration was written in 1948, we think it needs one little update here. "in a spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood." Human rights for women have come a long way since 1948. We hope you join us in pursuing further progress for human rights for all.  

After all, we're all human!

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