Human Rights Day Date
Human Rights Day is observed by the International community every year on 10 December. This is the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
When the General Assembly adopted the Declaration, it was proclaimed as a “common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations”, towards which individuals and societies should”strive by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance”.
Human Rights Day 2021 theme Theme
The Human Rights Day 2021 theme is “Equality, Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights.”
This year’s Human Rights Day theme relates to ‘Equality’ and Article 1 of the UDHR. Equality means “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”
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