• Visit the website http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml


    1. Click on the “History of the Document” tab on the lower right of the screen.  What circumstances prompted the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNDHR)?

    2. Visit the link http://www.amnesty.org.uk/actions .

    Pick one of the cases and read the events described.

    Identify if your case violates any Articles of the UNDHR.

    Be prepared to discuss your findings with your classmates.


    3. If Eleanor Roosevelt were alive today, how would she feel about the effectiveness of UNDHR? Include examples. 






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