Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Every grown-up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to. Men and women have the same rights when they are married, and when they are separated.
Everyone has the right to own things or share them. Nobody should take our things from us without a good reason.
We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.
We all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and to share our ideas with other people.
We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights. Nobody can make us join a group if we don’t want to.
We all have the right to take part in the government of our country. Every grown-up should be allowed to choose their own leaders.
We all have the right to affordable housing, medicine, education, and childcare, enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill or old.
Every grown-up has the right to do a job, to a fair wage for their work, and to join a trade union.
We all have the right to rest from work and to relax.
We all have the right to a good life. Mothers and children, people who are old, unemployed or disabled, and all people have the right to be cared for.
Education is a right. Primary school should be free. We should learn about the United Nations and how to get on with others. Our parents can choose what we learn.
Copyright is a special law that protects one’s own artistic creations and writings; others cannot make copies without permission. We all have the right to our own way of life and to enjoy the good things that art, science and learning bring.
There must be proper order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms in our own country and all over the world.
We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.
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