Articles related to Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Despite U.S. Wealth, Millions Face Extreme Poverty
Despite U.S. Wealth, Millions Face Extreme Poverty

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Despite our nation's significant wealth, power and technology, millions remain impoverished because our abundance isn't being used effectively to help those in need.

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Our Hunger for Education: Who Does It Look Like?
Our Hunger for Education: Who Does It Look Like?

By: Suzii Paynter
God created us with a hunger to learn. Our universal condition as learning beings makes education a central article in any declaration of rights. And Baptists have made education their mission and ministry.

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Why Everyone Deserves Favorable Working Conditions
Why Everyone Deserves Favorable Working Conditions

By: Chris Sanders
All people deserve just and favorable working conditions, including a fair and accurate wage, the Universal Declaration says. Yet, working conditions for the poor and middle class are continually undermined.

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Reaffirming the Truth: We Are Our Brothers' Keeper
Reaffirming the Truth: We Are Our Brothers' Keeper

By: Colin Harris
The principles outlined in the Universal Declaration promote the value of a collective commitment to a social and political framework that seeks the well-being of all its participants. Simply put, we are our brothers' keeper.

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Baptists Championed Religious Freedom for Everyone
Baptists Championed Religious Freedom for Everyone

By: Tony Peck
From their earliest days, Baptists have championed religious freedom for everyone. We should use our religious freedom as a platform to allow freedom of speech and expression from others.

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Why Some 15M People Have No Nation to Call Home
Why Some 15M People Have No Nation to Call Home

By: Gordon King
Stateless people live in perpetual limbo and are vulnerable to crime and exploitation. If Christians truly regard human life as sacred, we must address the 15 million people who have no nation to call their home.

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Nations Support Refugees Just 'Not in My Back Yard'
Nations Support Refugees Just 'Not in My Back Yard'

By: Sue Smith
Nations agree that people can flee their own country to seek asylum elsewhere. Those same nations take issue when people seek refuge within their own borders. It's time we stop looking the other way.

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10 Ways You Can Put a Dent in Human Trafficking
10 Ways You Can Put a Dent in Human Trafficking

By: Nell Green
Human trafficking is such a widespread problem, you may believe there's nothing you can do about it. With a little time and some education, here are 10 ways you can make a difference.

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Why Baptists Should Be Advocates for Human Rights
Why Baptists Should Be Advocates for Human Rights

By: Shane McNary
Baptists have been involved in human rights, particularly freedom of religion or belief for all, for as long as we have existed. Our Baptist commitment to human rights remains strong today.

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Series Examines Need to Push for Human Rights for All
Series Examines Need to Push for Human Rights for All

By: Zach Dawes
Goodwill Baptists, and all goodwill people of faith, need to defend human rights. Today, EthicsDaily.com launches a series focused on some of the articles in the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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