Read these five clauses from the Declaration of Human Rights.
Which one do you think is the most important?
Do we have them in our country?
- The Right to Equality. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.
- The Right to Trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.
- The Right to Marriage and Family. 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.
- The Right to Freedom of Thought. We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe, to have a religion, or to change it if we want.
- The Right to Education. 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.
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