Eleanor and the UDHR

Where, after all, do human rights begin?

“In small places, close to home – so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any map of the world.

Yet they are the world of the individual person: the neighborhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm or office where he works.

Such are the places where every man, woman and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination.”

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Global unity in pursuit of human dignity

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 21 (1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.
(2) Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country.
(3) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government; this will shall be expressed in periodic and genuine elections which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures.