Human Rights Day is celebrated annually around the world on 10 December every year.

Human Rights Day: On December 10 every year, Human Rights Day is celebrated across the world - the day the UN General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

This was the first-ever global document on human rights that pointed out that the fundamental rights of ALL human beings need to be protected universally.

The United Nations, on its website, mentions that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a "milestone document, which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being

Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All - this is the theme of World Human Rights Day 2022. On December 10, 2023, the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be celebrated.

It celebrates and advocates for rights that transcend nationality, gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, religion, or any other distinction.

"Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free".

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is the leading UN entity in the field of human rights, with the singular mandate of promoting and protecting all human rights for all people.