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December is Universal Human Rights Month

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December is Universal Human Rights Month, a time for people in the United States and around the world to join together and stand up for the rights and dignity of all individuals.

 

December 10, Human Rights Day, is a global holiday that marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948. Article I of the Declaration states, 

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Sadly, many people around the world have not experienced this truth. They face discrimination and persecution because of their race, national origin, sex, gender, religion, age, language, or other status.

 

You can join in the fight for universal human rights by supporting one of these highly-rated organizations. These outstanding organizations are fighting for the rights and voices of people in your community and communities around the world, while meeting the highest standards for financial health and transparency. They have won hard-fought battles against injustice and are committed to advocating for every human being until dignity and equality are freely shared by all.

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