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The real importance of the Human Rights Commission which was created by the Economic and Social Council lies in the fact that throughout the world there are many people who do not enjoy the basic rights which have come to be accepted in many other parts of the world as inherent rights of all individuals, without which no one can live in dignity and freedom.  >>more...>>

Title:     The Promise of Human Rights
Author:    Roosevelt, Eleanor
Date:     April 1948

Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Notes:     Originally published in Foreign Affairs 26 (April 1948) 470-477.