Human Rights Day: 10 ways to make a difference
Do something to make a difference this Human Rights Day
On December 10, the United Nations celebrates Human Rights Day together with the rest of the world.This special day was proclaimed in 1950 by the UN General Assembly. Its goal is to make people aware of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, its meaning and its purpose. As UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson said at the Vienna +20 Conference in June 2013, "Nobody can do everything, but everybody can do something.” You can make a difference — start by checking out this list of 10 things you can do in honor of Human Rights Day.