Human Rights Day 2020: Human Rights Day is Celebrated Every Year on 10 December
Every year, ‘Human Rights Day’ is celebrated on 10 December. In 1950, the United Nations declared World Human Rights Day as the day of 10 December in 1950, with the aim of drawing the attention of human rights around the world.
It was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, but the day was officially announced in 1950. The Assembly invited all countries in 1950 to celebrate ‘International Human Rights Day’. After which the assembly passed a 423 (V) resolution and issued a notice to all countries and related organizations to celebrate this day.
Why Human Rights Day is celebrated?
Human Rights Day is celebrated with the aim of making people aware of their rights. Human rights also include the right to health, economic, social and education. Human rights are the fundamental natural rights from which human beings cannot be deprived or tortured on the basis of race, caste, nationality, religion, sex etc.
Human Rights in India
Human rights law in India came into force on 28 September 1993. After which the government formed the National Human Rights Commission on 12 October 1993. The Human Rights Commission also works in political, economic, social and cultural fields. Such as wages, HIV AIDS, health, child marriage, women’s rights. The job of the Human Rights Commission is to make more and more people aware.