Global Equality and Human Rights
Human rights and the need for equality affect every single person on this planet of ours. Every one of the seven billion of us should be treated equally and fairly no matter what your:
As stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 2010 Equality Act. (link below)
Put simply, everyone has the right to do whatever he or she wants, as long at it doesn’t infringe the rights of others. Which is fair, right?
Inequality can hit close to home. For example, when children with learning difficulties aren’t getting the educational support they need; or that employer, who will only take on younger members of staff. When the Government cuts funding to our local amenities, or the homeless man who sleeps under the Railway Bridge in the middle of winter.
Inequality also hits far and wide with women in Saudi Arabia not being allowed to drive. Those who are defiant are sentenced to lashings. The Burmese Junta controlling what all Burmese citizens watch, read and hear (They can’t even watch Rambo or use Facebook). And not forgetting the people all over who starve in a world of plenty.
It’s up to us... the people… the 99% to demand better and fairer treatment for everyone. The louder we shout the more the 1% will have to listen.
And remember “ 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.” Article 1, Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Universal Decloration of Human rights: http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr
The Equality Act 2010: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents