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You will next be reading the individual articles of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and viewing public service announcements on those articles. Before you begin, check your understanding of the following words:
The word article means:
Article means: A section of a document that deals with a particular point. Example: There are 30 articles in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The word discrimination means:
Discrimination means: An unfair difference in treatment; denying equal rights to certain groups of people.
The word equal means:
Equal means: Having the same status, rights or opportunities as another or others.
The word slavery means:
Slavery means: A system involving force to make people work, usually for very little or no pay; using threats, lies or tricks to make people provide some kind of service that they are unwilling to do.
The word torture means:
Torture means: Purposely causing extreme pain to someone, usually for punishment, persuasion or discrimination.
The word violation means:
Violation means: A breaking of a law, rule, agreement, promise, etc.; a situation that goes against the promise, agreement or a natural right. Example: When someone is tortured, it is a violation of human rights.